the everyday sexism project →
Please check this twitter account @GoodWifesGuide, patriarchal all the way… Sad… She pissed me off :@.. sigh
Why all men should be feminists →
genderacrossborders: “If true equality is to be achieved between men and women, men are going to have to enlist as feminists. This begins with men realizing that being a “man” is complicated, variable, and has nothing to do with sports, worn jokes, and preserving unjust and unearned privilege. It proceeds when men realize that they are bound up in those social structures that obscure, oppress,...
I consider it a duty of each human being to respect the dignity of every...– Manish Sharma, Indian theatre actor, and campaigner for Must Bol, a social media campaign supported by UN Women that encourages young men to examine violence in their lives and question social norms. (via genderacrossborders)
Feds honor 66-year-old East Flatbush transgender ... →
Transgender advocate Victoria Cruz was recently awarded a top honor by the Department of Justice for her work helping victims escape abuse. The feds are watching one of Brooklyn’s toughest ladies. East Flatbush resident Victoria Cruz, a transgender woman who has been “out” since grade school, is a Justice Department 2012 pick as one of the nation’s top crime fighters. The 66-year-old Latina,...
A Little Education: How To Respond When Someone... →
I don’t need a man. But I’m happier with one. I like to have someone I can touch...– Cher (via kari-shma) (via quote-book) (via sexismandthecity)
Sexism & the City: Tell me, what does "gender"... →
Marie-Victoire Louis I. I read that for some, women and men, gender was a concept; for others, a piece of equipment, an approach, a basis, a catalyst, a component, an analytical category, a condition, a dimension, an area, a stake, an epistemology, an ideology, a language, a…
Sexism & the City: Why I want a Wife →
by Judy Syfers (1971) This classic piece of feminist humor appeared in the premier issue of Ms. Magazine and was widely circulated in the women’s movement. I belong to that classification of people known as wives. I am A Wife. And, not altogether incidentally, I am a mother. Not too long…
May your penis hurt when you make love. Archaeologists uncover sexual curse at...– Archaeologists uncover sexual curse at the old city kingdom of Amathus, Cyprus. (via mabelmoments) (via genderconfusion) (via sexismandthecity)
We are becoming the men we wanted to marry.– Gloria Steinem (via sexismandthecity)