Tag Archives: Gender stereotypes

Photo of the Day: French schoolboys wear skirts to protest sexism

TweetIn what looked like one of the most fun anti-sexism protests ever, hundreds of male students from 27 schools in Nantes, France, donned skirts to school last week to show their support for gender equality. The kids thought up the “Lift the Skirt” campaign themselves, which won the backing of the education ministry — and, predictably, the [...]
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“Can’t we just talk about shoes?”

TweetToday’s dose of casual sexism brought to you by the DC Metro. Women, amirite?  Tweet
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Break The Gender Box

Tweet I love this ad from the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault urging everyone to break down of the limiting boxes of gender stereotypes. Their “Break The Box” campaign is aimed at ending sexual violence, but, more generally, this is about ensuring that everyone is able to be a free and fully-realized human being. Tweet
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How to support women and girls in disaster recovery

TweetBy Brenda Berkman, cross-posted from MAKERS.com People are the same the world over. We see a disaster happening and we want to help. Often that impulse to help is short-term and a Band-Aid approach – we hold a bake sale to raise donations; we load a vehicle with canned goods and deliver it to a [...]
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