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5 Gender Stereotypes That Used To Be the Exact Opposite

5 Gender Stereotypes That Used To Be the Exact Opposite | Gender | Scoop.it
If society has taught us one thing, it's that it becomes way too easy to claim that all sexual and gender stereotypes date back to the early days of human evolution.
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What Liquor Ads Teach Us About Guys

Created for Bitch Magazine http://bitchmagazine.org/blogs/mad-world Liquor ads capitalize on some of the worst (socialized) masculine traits, glamorize them,...
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Representations of Gender in Advertising

This culture jam is a school project that was created for a Women and Gender Studies class at the University of Saskatchewan by Sarah Zelinski, Kayla Hatzel ...
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Reverse Gender Stereotypes At The Gym

Credit goes to ALTERMOTION MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT http://www.altermotion.com/ (Reverse Gender Stereotypes At The #Gym - YouTube #Fitness #Fun http://t.co/yS3rDl395e)...
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The Codes of Gender

In striking visual detail, The Codes of Gender explores Goffman's central claim that gender ideals are the result of ritualized cultural performance, uncovering…
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LOOK: 11-Year-Old Trans Girl Writes Beautiful, Bittersweet Essay In Response To Obama's Speech

LOOK: 11-Year-Old Trans Girl Writes Beautiful, Bittersweet Essay In Response To Obama's Speech | Gender | Scoop.it
Barack Obama made history on Monday when he became the first president to speak about the Stonewall uprising and the gay rights struggle during an inaugural speech.
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Reinforcing Gender Stereotypes Through Advertising

Education 438 - Midterm Project SDH5 - SSS6 (http://t.co/1cH4RmMU gender stereotypes in advertising...)...
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No "boys" or "girls" at gender-neutral preschool in Sweden

No "boys" or "girls" at gender-neutral preschool in Sweden | Gender | Scoop.it

At Egalia preschool in Stockholm, children are not called "him" and "her," or "boy" and "girl," in an attempt to fight gender stereotypes.

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Advertisers turning off men and women | News | Marketing Week

Advertisers turning off men and women | News | Marketing Week | Gender | Scoop.it

Adverts using tired gender stereotypes are irritating women and making men feel inadequate, research says. 

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Big Boys? Maybe. Real Men? No way. | A Wee Blether

Big Boys? Maybe. Real Men? No way. | A Wee Blether | Gender | Scoop.it
I hate macho. I hate the message it sends young men — that we should be athletes not scholars, emotionless yet prone to violence, treat women as sex objects and gay men as the enemy. Yet, macho culture is so ...
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Empowering Girls to Fly High: How Gender Stereotypes Influence Emerging Career Aspirations with Shelley Correll

Empowering Girls to Fly High: How Gender Stereotypes Influence Emerging Career Aspirations with Shelley Correll | Gender | Scoop.it

How Gender Stereotypes Influence Emerging Career Aspirations with Shelley Correl, Stanford University

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Guys and Dolls: Reducing Gender Stereotypes in Your Home | Education.com

Guys and Dolls: Reducing Gender Stereotypes in Your Home | Education.com | Gender | Scoop.it
It's only natural to hand your son a car and buy your daughter princess dolls for play, but what happens when your son would rather play dress-up and your daughter is obsessed with action figures?
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The history of marriage - Alex Gendler

The history of marriage - Alex Gendler | Gender | Scoop.it
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white, puffy dress. Eternal love. A joint tax return. Marriage means
something different to everyone and has changed over time and across cultures.
Alex Gendler traces the history of getting hitched, providing insights on
polygamy, same-sex unions and even marriage between the dead and the
living.
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How The Mainstream Media Exploits ‘Science’ To Reinforce Gender Stereotypes

How The Mainstream Media Exploits ‘Science’ To Reinforce Gender Stereotypes | Gender | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, mainstream news outlets covered the results from a small survey in Australia that polled just over 100 women about their sexual preferences.
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Goal: A world without gender. Mission: possible.

Goal: A world without gender. Mission: possible. | Gender | Scoop.it
Mandy de Waal gives us a fascinating insight into those disrupting gender stereotypes.
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Damsel in Distress: Part 1 - Tropes vs Women in Video Games

This video explores how the Damsel in Distress became one of the most widely used gendered clichés in the history of gaming and why the trope has been core t...
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Killing Us Softly 3

Killing Us Softly 3 | Gender | Scoop.it
To a great extent, advertising tells us who we are and who we should be. What does advertising tell us today about women? It tells us just as did it 10 and 20 and 30 years ago that what's most important about women is how we look.
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Michael Coren On "Gender Neutral" Children

Michael Coren On "Gender Neutral" Children Couple who brought up their child 'gender neutral' reveal sex of 'The Infant'..
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Bic Pens for Women

It's hard to believe, but Bic has a new line of pens, just for women. See what Ellen had to say about them! (Brilliant, Ellen, brilliant.
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Kids of LGBT Parents Exhibit Fewer Gender Stereotypes in Their Play, Says Study | QParent

Kids of LGBT Parents Exhibit Fewer Gender Stereotypes in Their Play, Says Study | QParent | Gender | Scoop.it

Kids raised by gay and lesbian parents are more flexible in their play than kids of straight parents, engaging in both typically feminine and masculine activity no matter what sex they are.

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Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds

Sexist stereotypes dominate front pages of British newspapers, research finds | Gender | Scoop.it
Study reveals 78% of front-page articles are written by men, and 84% of those quoted or mentioned are male...
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The Codes of Gender

The Codes of Gender | Gender | Scoop.it

The Codes of Gender applies the late sociologist Erving Goffman’s groundbreaking analysis of advertising to the contemporary commercial landscape, showing how one of American popular culture’s most influential forms communicates normative ideas about masculinity and femininity.

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Gender stereotypes about math develop as early as second grade

Gender stereotypes about math develop as early as second grade | Gender | Scoop.it
Researchers report that children express the stereotype that mathematics is for boys, not for girls, as early as second grade, before gender differences in math achievement emerge.
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