20 articles Tag Gender roles

Meet JANE, Hollywood’s sexy-without-trying everywoman!

Meet JANE, Hollywood’s sexy-without-trying everywoman!

A hilarious new Twitter account effortlessly showcases the limited range of available options when it comes to portrayals of women in movies.

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Men: still telling women to smile

Men: still telling women to smile

Ugh, go away.

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On BBHMM, and the problem with ‘is it feminist?’

On BBHMM, and the problem with ‘is it feminist?’

RiRi’s controversial new video has been the subject of much hot-takery. But IS IT FEMINIST? is not the question we should be asking.

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Good Dad, Bad Mom?

Good Dad, Bad Mom?

They both had their children in their laps, but the treatment of Juno-nominated musician Sarah Blackwood stands in sharp contrast to the treatment of NBA star Stephen Curry.

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Let’s Not Make Choreplay Happen

Let’s Not Make Choreplay Happen

The latest Lean In campaign attempts to make chores, equality sexier to men.

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Breaking: Barbie Still Not Empowering

Breaking: Barbie Still Not Empowering

Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer effectively teaches girls that they need boys to help them.

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Seven Conclusions to Draw About Women From Stock Photography

Seven Conclusions to Draw About Women From Stock Photography

We laugh alone with salad and we can’t get water into our mouths.

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Because scientists come in all genders

Because scientists come in all genders

Toy giant LEGO is releasing an awesome minifigure set of scientists. These scientists happen to be women. That, too, is awesome.

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Messiness is women’s fault (obviously)

Messiness is women’s fault (obviously)

Single men are messy because they don’t have girlfriends or wives. Single women are messy because they’re nasty.

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It’s actually sexism that holds women back

It’s actually sexism that holds women back

Telling women to be more confident in the workplace feels like a Band-Aid fix for a systemic problem.

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