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We Should Stop Asking If Men Are Manly Enough

Friday, July 27, 2012
Category: Gender

From www.rolereboot.org

The fact that the interrogation into the "enoughness" of gender role portrayal is an example of how sexism is harmful to everyone—men, women, and folks who identify all across the gender spectrum. The traditional male script calls for, among other things, steering clear of showing one’s feelings, or actually even feeling them, while women are imagined and portrayed as being consistently incapable of controlling emotions, making us totally inept at performing in the world.

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African Beauty Queen Dismisses Skin Bleaching Accusations As Nonsense

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Category: Gender

From allafrica.com

A little tough to understand until you get to know the role of skin-lightening products in countries in Africa and Asia. A chance to look at the intersection of race, gender and beauty.

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In the space between Old and New: Irish girls, the body, and self About-Face

Thursday, May 17, 2012
Category: Gender

From www.about-face.org

This article is part one of a three-part series about the intersection of secular and religious culture in Ireland and the effect of those forces on Ireland′s young women.

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