Tag: Feminism

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A while ago, when my sister was visiting, somehow the subject of how women are treated differently from men in basically any job they end up in arised, and she came up with an example back where she lives, of a company that will not hire women because they may someday have to take maternity […]
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QUICKIES 09/03/2012

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On September 3, 2012
Just in case your children were for a moment tempted into believing that perhaps their sex was not their sole defining trait, Sheila Walsh has come along with His and Hers bible story books! A new report from GLAAD examines LGBT character depictions on American television. Skeptics of the intersectionality of oppression, take note: “White […]

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On July 17, 2012

Ophelia Benson of Butterflies and Wheels and Kausik Datta of Oh, The Humanity of It All point to yet another article (almost a carbon copy of the last one I poked with a stick)where a woman equates we

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Cross-posted on Skepchick. Skepchick reader Sean sent in this link to a post on a World of Warcraft fansite that discusses the lack of strong, independent female characters in World of Warcraft’s lore. The author of the article refers to “barnacle characters,” which are characters that depend upon the storyline of other characters for their […]
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