Before setting out on any foot on pedal adventures, a bicycle was needed to replace a series of stolen ones and this time I was determined to get the right fit for me rather than the most convenient. 560 more words
So finally one detergent ad has shown sense and broken the gender stereotyping in its recent ad. It is a good relief from the sight of a beautiful mother smiling at her kids or husband’s dirty clothes to prove she is superwoman washing their clothes to a near impossible white. 179 more words
I loved Susan Cooper’s Over Sea, Under Stone (1965) when I was a child. At the time it was a stand-alone story. The rest of the books in the sequence weren’t written, or even conceived, until long after this first one was published. 1,787 more words
Filipinas are victims of gender stereotyping in their own land. This theory paper explores sexist and feminist advertising to deconstruct the various portrayals of Filipinas in local billboard ads. 5,879 more words
If only he were a little less “brilliant”
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New research has found that women tend to be underrepresented in disciplines whose practitioners think innate talent or “brilliance” is required to succeed.