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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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Stop shops sorting toys by gender, says equalities minister

Stop shops sorting toys by gender, says equalities minister | Herstory | Scoop.it
Separating toys into boys' and girls' aisles may discourage girls from science and engineering careers, says Jenny Wilmott



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malek's curator insight, June 27, 6:43 PM

Gender between your ears not your legs. Time to smash taboos like gender specific toys.

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Disney Store Removes “I Need A Hero” Shirt in Response to #NotBuyingIt Petition

Disney Store Removes “I Need A Hero” Shirt in Response to #NotBuyingIt Petition | Herstory | Scoop.it

These items portray women as helpless bystanders in need of rescuing by men and boys. They’re also heteronormative in implying that only women “kiss heroes.”

 

In response to the shirts, thousands signed our petition and used Twitter to ask the Disney Store to stop selling sexism. The brand quickly appeared on our #NotBuyingIt list of all-time worst offenders:

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Why retail giant M&S prefer 'womanism' to feminism in its new ad? - Economic Times

Why retail giant M&S prefer 'womanism' to feminism in its new ad? - Economic Times | Herstory | Scoop.it

Economic Times Why retail giant M&S prefer 'womanism' to feminism in its new ad? Economic Times It's like "girl power": feminism with the awkward bits stripped away. It's the feminism where clothes are presumed important.


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I Have Big Boobs & I Cannot Lie (Or, A Really Huge Big-Busted Ranty Of Fashion, Economic, & Cultural Proportions)

I Have Big Boobs & I Cannot Lie (Or, A Really Huge Big-Busted Ranty Of Fashion, Economic, & Cultural Proportions) | Herstory | Scoop.it

A reponse to my rant about finding bras.

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