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Readers recommend: songs about being a man or woman | Peter Kimpton | Music | The Guardian

Readers recommend: songs about being a man or woman | Peter Kimpton | Music | The Guardian | Gender | Scoop.it
Hey baby ... it’s time to define what gender means through the medium of music. Slip us your suggestions, and in title, lyrics or style, it might be a sexy week, says Peter Kimpton
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Boy, 15, pens viral letter about Emma Watson speech on gender equality - FOX31 Denver

Boy, 15, pens viral letter about Emma Watson speech on gender equality - FOX31 Denver | Gender | Scoop.it
FOX31 Denver Boy, 15, pens viral letter about Emma Watson speech on gender equality FOX31 Denver Ed Holtom's letter, published in the Sunday Telegraph, was praised on social media for demonstrating an understanding of gender issues that many adults...

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Who really talks more, women or men? And should we still be caught up in that ... - The Independent

Who really talks more, women or men? And should we still be caught up in that ... - The Independent | Gender | Scoop.it

“The Independent Who really talks more, women or men? And should we still be caught up in that ... The Independent However, studies of children also fail to find robust gender differences in amount of words spoken.”


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JCS's curator insight, August 10, 2014 10:09 PM
Talking more is still perceived as a bad thing. This is likely because talkativeness is socially accepted as 'female talk' and therefore viewed as 'weak'.
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What girls hear when they're called pretty - The Southland Times

What girls hear when they're called pretty - The Southland Times | Gender | Scoop.it

“The Southland Times What girls hear when they're called pretty The Southland Times A US advertisement has highlighted the impact of gender stereotyping on young women, citing statistics by the (American) National Science Foundation that reveal that...”


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What’s the free world come to when a man can’t make smutty jokes about his daughter? | Marina Hyde

What’s the free world come to when a man can’t make smutty jokes  about his daughter? | Marina Hyde | Gender | Scoop.it
Bleakly mysterious new social mores about women and power have left dads like Donald Trump and Alexander Carter-Silk unprotected. It’s game over
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JCS's curator insight, September 12, 2015 12:23 AM
Interesting choice of words to describe any woman who disagrees with the writer!
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Emma Watson at the HeForShe Campaign 2014 - Official UN Video - YouTube

Emma Watson, British actor and UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, co-hosts a special event for UN Women’s HeForShe campaign. The HeForShe campaign is a solidarity...

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AnYes van Rhijn's curator insight, September 30, 2014 5:05 AM

Let's stop defining ourselves about what we are not and let's start defining ourselves about what we are so that men and women no longer have to fear each other...

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The 24 Words That Are Most Known To Only Men Or Women

The 24 Words That Are Most Known To Only Men Or Women | Gender | Scoop.it

“Men and women know different words. (Women know different words then men? It's like gender and language are both social constructs or something.”


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