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Viola Davis challenges Hollywood, but it is already responding?

When Viola Davis accepted her Emmy award Sunday night, becoming the first black woman to win for best actress in a television drama series, she delivered not just a speech but a pointed challenge. "The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else is opportunity," she said, holding her …

From the back of the bus to the back of the house

In the restaurant industry, the darker your skin, the more likely you will work in the "back of the house." It's a world in which your accent prevents you from getting server and bartender jobs, regardless of your qualifications. Unless, of course, you have a European accent. This is true even in …

Transgender kids can't wait for adults who need to take their time to accept them

<b>To the editor:</b> A few years ago my once-vibrant child started withdrawing from extracurricular activities. Grades started plummeting, and school absences piled up. There were diagnoses of depression and anxiety; suicidal thoughts became part of his life. ("LGBT divide grows as 11 states sue feds …

Swiffer® “Man up, Clean Up” Campaign “Dusts Off” Age-Old Debate

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The battle of the sexes over the division of housework has been going on for generations, but the times, and family …

What becoming a stay-at-home dad taught me about gender roles

By Chad Prevost<p>After 10 years of teaching some creative writing courses and more than 50 sections of all manner of Composition, I woke up one morning in 2010 ready to make a change.<p>I wanted to write, not spend my good years teaching reluctant freshman where to put a comma in a compound sentence. If …

Parenting

Dads in Ads: Are Times Changing?

Sociologists have known for a while now that even though women are more integrated in the workplace, men are not as integrated at home. This …

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Gender and media

Page contents<p>Introduction<p>Media play important roles in society. They report on current events, provide frameworks for interpretation, mobilise …

5 Ad Campaigns That Shatter Gender Stereotypes

Pot Noodle—you know, the noodles-in-a-cup company—recently released a TV ad called “You Can Do It.” In the first few moments of the spot, viewers are …

Brinks Ad Reminds Us That Gender Roles Are Alive And Well

Ladies take care of laundry and groceries, while men travel the world, bringing home the bacon. At least that's the message of a Brinks security ad recently spotted by two readers of the blog Sociological Images.<p>The ad depicts illustrated figures using Brinks' "push pull rotate door locks" to open …

America's Only Humor Site

All of the gadgets we rely on were incredibly different, incredibly recently.<p>111<p>By Cracked Plasticians<br>• /<br>• September 06, 2018<p>If you’re looking to step up …

Minority Report

Forcing Kids To Stick To Gender Roles Can Actually Be Harmful To Their Health

Raising children in societies that adhere to rigid gender roles, with fixed ideas about what should be considered “masculine” and “feminine,” can …

9 Facts That Prove Traditional Definitions Of Gender Roles Are Bullsh*t

Remember the good old days when men were men and women were women? You know, when the manliest of men wore their hair long and curly with their best high heels.<p>Oh, maybe you were imagining a slightly different picture of modern gender? Consider the earring. Associated exclusively with women for …

The 5 Most Damaging Myths That Keep Women From Advancing And Thriving In Our World Today

<b>Part of the series “Women, Leadership and Vision”</b><p>I’ve spent the past decade focusing intensively on helping women advance and thrive in business, and in their lives. As a writer, leadership and success coach and trainer, and as a former corporate Vice President, I’ve been inside countless …

This Is What Work Would Be Like If Gender Roles Were Swapped

"It was like no one was listening to me or taking me seriously."<p>We live in a world where women are treated as equals in all professional settings. They're never spoken over in meetings or left out of boys club bro time at the office, and their ideas are certainly never devalued because of their …

Women aren’t the only ones trapped by gender roles

<i>This commentary is part of Work in Progress, The Globe's look at the global struggle for gender parity. Brigid Schulte is a journalist and author of the New York Times bestseller</i> Overwhelmed: Work, Love and Play When No One Has the Time<i>. She is director of the</i> Better Life Lab <i>at New America.</i><p>Tuesday …

Gender

Men's Standards Of Beauty Around The World

If men are ‘failing’ we need to look to the future, not at lazy stereotypes

Philip Zimbardo is one of the first people undergraduate psychologists learn about. His prison experiment in the basement of Stanford University showed a darker side of humanity. So when I saw he was talking as part of Bristol’s excellent Festival of Ideas, I had to go.<p>Then I read the synopsis: …

Six stereotypes about men and women that are scientifically true

Gender stereotypes have made numerous headlines around the world recently. First there was an Israeli finding that men are categorically not from Mars and women not from Venus; then there was the earth-shattering backlash from academics in Norway, who found that men are better at assembling IKEA …

Barack Obama Speaks About Motherhood, Fatherhood & Children

Pink and Blue: Communicating Gender to Children | Anthony Schullo | TEDxNorthCentralCollege

Girl's rant targets gender roles, toys

Gender Roles in Society | Ria Chinchankar | TEDxYouth@DAA

5 Times Schools Tried To Enforce Gender Roles

Gender Roles (Why Is Gender Fluid & Dysphoria Bad?)

What the ‘women’s vote’ means in 2016

<b>JUDY WOODRUFF:</b><p>Another issue in the spotlight this week: women voters. In 2012, they made up 53 percent of the electorate in the presidential race.<p><b>To</b> …

New goal: U.S. women's soccer eyes equal pay

<b>(CNN) —</b> Key members of the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) have filed a lawsuit demanding pay parity from U.S. soccer's governing body.<p>The five players who filed the suit against the U.S. Soccer Federation, Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Hope Solo, Megan Rapinoe and Becky Sauerbrunn, did so through …