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Viola Davis challenges Hollywood, but it is already responding?

When<p>Viola Davisaccepted 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 …

Parenting
Sociology

Gender and media

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

Women's News (India)

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 …

6 Obnoxious Assumptions Hollywood Makes About Women

People complain all the time about the way women are depicted in Hollywood, but it's usually about female characters that are only there for men to …

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 …

The Problem with “Gender Roles”

The Problem with “Gender Roles”<p>December 23, 2011 by Libby Anne<p>Here is an excerpt from a comment recently posted by a reader going by the name JW. …

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 …

Gender

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

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 gender.<p>LOL, JK. But wouldn't it be cool if that was the case? A new …

Feminism

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 …

World Economic Forum

Men's Standards Of Beauty Around The World

Feminism

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> …

Feminism
Bernie Sanders