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You Are Not Gay Anymore, Thanks To Horse-Fondling School

You Are Not Gay Anymore, Thanks To Horse-Fondling School | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
When you were born, there was always something different about you. When you were little, you were interested in “girl things” like Barbie Dolls and learning.
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Tragic end to Indian rape case – breaking news

Tragic end to Indian rape case – breaking news | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
In a case which starkly highlights yet again the plight of women in developing societies, a 17-year-old Indian girl who was gang-raped committed suicide after police pressured her to drop the case ...
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It’s not about rape | What the Swaziland laws against mini-skirts really mean

It’s not about rape | What the Swaziland laws against mini-skirts really mean | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
The concept that women cause rape is laughable at its best and at its worst – a terrifying indicator of how little respect our societies have for the female person. The law passed recently in Swazi...
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Teaching Boys to Be Half Human - Huffington Post

Teaching Boys to Be Half Human - Huffington Post | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Teaching Boys to Be Half Human Huffington Post This is why, while men of all races and classes murder their intimate partners, it is privileged young white dudes who are by far the likeliest to shoot up schools and movie theaters." While I cannot...
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Scapegoats & Rampage Killings: The Elephant In The Room (culture of masculinity)

Scapegoats & Rampage Killings: The Elephant In The Room (culture of masculinity) | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
He would assert, in hyper-masculine fashion, his rightful dominance over them. He would put them in their ..... In line with the patriarchal division of gender, men are perceived and promoted as the natural leaders and dominant sex.
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Women Entrepreneurship in China: Past, Present, and Future | Fair Observer°

Women Entrepreneurship in China: Past, Present, and Future | Fair Observer° | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
China’s female entrepreneurs face a legacy of liberalizing economic policies and of traditional social conventions as they shape their role in present and future Ch

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Us and Them: Rape and Racism in India

Us and Them: Rape and Racism in India | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
A year ago, there was some minor hullabaloo created when African students in India were not permitted in some bars. But yeah, it remained a minor tempest. Most likely, prevalent attitudes towards A...

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remember I was 13 years old when Marc Lépine opened fire and murdered 14 women for being at engineering school when he wasn't.

remember  I was 13 years old when Marc Lépine opened fire and murdered 14 women for being at engineering school when he wasn't. | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
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Connecticut shooting, white males, and mass murder

Connecticut shooting, white males, and mass murder | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
It's a tragedy. One of the worst in American history. Twenty-six people dead, including twenty children. Dozens more children who will live their lives with
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The Overwhelming Maleness of Mass Homicide

The Overwhelming Maleness of Mass Homicide | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Why aren't we talking about the one thing mass murderers have in common?
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Study Reveals Extent of Gender Violence - AllAfrica.com

Study Reveals Extent of Gender Violence - AllAfrica.com | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Study Reveals Extent of Gender ViolenceAllAfrica.comThey actually uphold and affirm patriarchy." The research indicates that reactionary attitudes and beliefs in communities fuel the incidences of gender-based violence, with high proportions of women...
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Women are Mad, Men are Geniuses: 'Heroines' - PopMatters

Women are Mad, Men are Geniuses: 'Heroines' - PopMatters | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
Women are Mad, Men are Geniuses: 'Heroines'PopMattersClearly the fact of sexism structures how writing and publishing operate as an institution, and Zambreno certainly makes a fine case about just how openly and covertly patriarchy attempts to...
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Fuck You, Men's Rights Activists

Fuck You, Men's Rights Activists | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
This is Fuck You Week, Jezebel's first annual week of desperate emotional cleansing and unhinged psychic purging.
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Sexism, misogyny, gender equality: what does it all mean?

Sexism, misogyny, gender equality: what does it all mean? | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
The media, both social and mainstream, has been arguing over the topic of gender equality for a while. Since Prime Minister Julia Gillard raked Leader of the Opposition Tony Abbott over the coals f...
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Consider your man card reissued

Consider your man card reissued | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
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Promiscuous Males And Choosy Females? Challenging A Classic Experiment : NPR

Promiscuous Males And Choosy Females? Challenging A Classic Experiment : NPR | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
We've all heard them: explanations rooted in evolutionary biology for why "promiscuous" males mate with many more partners than "choosy" females. Barbara J.
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Stop Asking Women Why They Haven't Gotten Ahead And start asking men why they're not promoting more of them.

Stop Asking Women Why They Haven't Gotten Ahead And start asking men why they're not promoting more of them. | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
And start asking men why they're not promoting more of them.

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Eight reasons why victim-blaming needs to stop: Writers, activists, and survivors speak out #rapeculture

Eight reasons why victim-blaming needs to stop: Writers, activists, and survivors speak out #rapeculture | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
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Hegemonic Masculinity and Mass Murderers in the United States

Hegemonic Masculinity and Mass Murderers in the United States | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
This exploratory study examines the act of mass murder as an attempt by the perpetrators to lay claim to a hegemonic masculine identity that has been damaged or denied them, yet that they feel entitled to as males in American culture.
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Stop Telling Women How to Not Get Raped

Stop Telling Women How to Not Get Raped | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
New rule for 2012: No more ad campaigns and public service announcements targeted at women to teach them how to avoid rape.  It’s not effective, it’s offensive, and it’s also a…...
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Mass Murder and Mental Illness: The Interplay of Stigma, Culture and Disease

Mass Murder and Mental Illness: The Interplay of Stigma, Culture and Disease | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
What are the root causes of seemingly random violence? Does mental illness provoke it or predispose people to harm others?
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Tradition = Patriarchy in Disguise

Tradition = Patriarchy in Disguise | Patriarchy & Masculinity | Scoop.it
I have blogged before about the highly patriarchal practice of bride-kidnapping, especially in Kyrgyzstan, but here is a reminder from Al-Jazeera English....
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