Anne @moremadder ?active 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Anne commented on the blog post Infographic: How to win a Best Actress Oscar (spoiler alert: play a wife) 1 month, 2 weeks ago · View
I don’t doubt that female roles are often relegated to mother/sister/wife, but characterizing Scarlett O’Hara that way? I don’t see that . I have not dug further into the info graphic, but that one leaps out as clearly wrong.
Anne commented on the blog post San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s hilarious, yet telling explanation why he’s a serial harasser 7 months ago · View
Although Filner’s argument is ridiculous, I like your point about teaching young men. I just today found a teaching moment with my almost-5-y-o son, telling him that when you are physically stronger than someone that means you need to be extra careful–with great power comes great responsibility, like Spider-Man–and, using the example of tickling, you [...]
Anne commented on the blog post Pro-choice on Amtrak: The time I told a group of anti-choice teenagers about my abortion 1 year, 1 month ago · View
You go! So brave! You are awesome! And I think the emotion in your voice is part of what made them shut up and listen. They won’t forget that anytime soon. You rock!
Anne commented on the blog post Gender and empathy: Men shouldn’t need to “imagine if it were your wife/daughter/mother” 1 year, 1 month ago · View
Lately I’ve found that my 4yo son is becoming very rigid about gender in his play–he has to be a male character, and I have to be a female character. I’ve been pushing back on that but only with regard to my character, insisting that I can be whoever I want and trying to get [...]