So often we hear claims that feminism only cares about women, that feminism does nothing to change the gender biases that disadvantage men. Anyone who has truly investigated the movement, however, will tell you that feminism actually is about equality and equity for ALL genders. This article from PolicyMic provides 23 great examples of ways … More 23 Ways Feminism Has Made the World a Better Place for Men
I’m currently working as the administrative assistant at a real estate investment company. Our CEO’s daughter is the head of a hospitality group, and she needed a space for her team to have a team building and brainstorming day, so she used our (stunning) boardroom yesterday. It just so happened that her team is all … More Who Run the World?
“In the U.S., 59 percent of the population play video games, and nearly half of those players are female. The growth and reach of the industry is one of reasons why handling sexual harassment in this space is so important, McIntosh says.” “‘I’m saying the same thing that women have been saying for years,’ McIntosh says. ‘There’s … More The male privilege in gaming
Originally posted on Social Action in Adult Education:
Study after study has taught us that there is no tool for development more effective than the empowerment of women. No other policy is as likely to raise economic productivity, or to reduce infant and maternal mortality. No other policy is as sure to improve nutrition and…
Originally posted on The Belle Jar:
I need to take a moment here to talk about the Men’s Rights Movement, because there seems to be some confusion. Actually, there seems to be a whole lot of confusion. Over the past little while, I’ve had a number of people challenge me on calling out men’s rights…
Why are women’s breasts considered inherently sexual, while men’s are not? The only difference is that female nipples sit on top of a mound of fatty tissue (some women barely even have that, and some men have more fat in their breasts than some women!). Men’s breasts even have the ability to lactate! So really, … More Nips Are Nips!
I came across this TEDx talk thanks to fellow blogger veronicalafata who shared it on her blog. The video is eye-opening, infuriating, hopeful, and empowering all at the same time. I urge you to watch and to visit the Everyday Sexism Projects’ website. On the website, individuals have the opportunity to anonymously submit their stories of … More The Everyday Sexism Project