Masculinity and Femininity Category

Like A Girl
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Like A Girl

The phrase “Like A Girl”  being used as an insult is a hard knock against any girl’s self-confidence. This ad highlights that in a manner of showing how adolescent young girls see themselves.

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#21stcenturywomenandmen

Last week, while sitting at a café waiting for a friend, I overheard (eavesdropped rather, since I’d finished with BuzzFeed) snippets from another table’s conversation. Since I don’t know the participants’ names I’m assigning numbers: Girl #1: ‘That movie was so sad! I’m still tearing up! I can’t believe you didn’t shed a tear! Girl…

Alisa_007
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‘Masculinity is a trait and NOT a gender’

Through these poignant images Meg Allen introduces us to the world of “female masculinity”.  http://megallenstudio.com/#/butch/ Yes, not all women have to be feminine and neither do all men have to be masculine. We are just brought up to believe that there is only one way to be, and dress and project ourselves. Take sometime to read…

leadership
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A new leadership paradigm

Contribution by: Bhairavi Prakash A new leadership paradigm-  this study shows what makes good leaders.    A Pew Center study released in May revealed that working mothers are the sole or primary provider in a record 40 percent of U.S. households. Only a few days before, hedge fund billionaire Paul Tudor-Jones created a stir by remarking at…

Other girls
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“Pink”

What are feminine attributes? “Let’s just put down pink”, she said. “What, why?”, I asked. “There are so many silly women, with their frills and fancies, trying to be pretty and pink and fancy. Isn’t that a feminine attribute?” Even vociferous proponents of gender equality seem to hate ‘macho men’ and ‘pink women’.   Let…

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