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"Do-It-Herself" at Home Depot

I went to Home Depot’s website to look for an activity class to do with my son.¬† The schedule and classifications that I encountered were disappointingly sexist. 108 more words

Single Parent

From Normal to Abnormal

From Normal to Abnormal
by JBS President Emeritus John F. McManus

Early in 2016, President Obama appointed a transgender individual to serve on the Advisory Council on Faith-Based Neighborhood Partnerships (ACFBNP). 687 more words

Politics

We Are All Disordered

This month I started teaching AS Media Studies. What a treat. I’d forgotten the delights of delving into the signs and representations that we are bombarded with in daily life, and unpicking the institutions behind them, the messages they send us, and why. 837 more words

Writing

The Baseless and Detrimental Nature of "Gender Roles" Shoved Onto Our Youth

By Adi Chowdhury

“Real men don’t cry.”

“Real women should like cooking and cleaning .”

“Real men don’t show their feelings.”

“Real women always wear nice clothes.” 1,095 more words

Points To Ponder

Do you feel comfortable answering questions about your gender to friends? Acquaintances? Strangers? 30-Week Genderqueer Challenge part 23

This post is part of my participation in the 30-day genderqueer challenge, which I have modified to a weekly exercise.

Today’s prompt: Do you feel comfortable answering questions about your gender to friends? 243 more words