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An equal stance.
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An equal stance.

All my life, I was learning to cook and wearing make-up because it was what people perceived as the right thing for me to do as a girl. But now that I look at it. I wonder why can’t a man wear make-up or learn to cook. And also, why cant I learn to fight…

gender roles
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Genderly Speaking…

“Omg! That Kurt guy from Glee? What’s the deal with him! I don’t get it. He’s a boy but he sounds and behaves kind of like a girl. And Unique Adams! He’s a boy too but dresses up like a girl. I’m so confused!” A few days ago, I was approached to write for “Schools…

female sports
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Let’s Stop Neutralizing Men

Written by Valerie Alexander Contribution by Rohini Rau There are few sporting events I get as excited about as the World Cup. I played soccer in high school, in the NCAA, and for five years post-college, including two glorious years in the Golden Gate Women’s League, Premier Division. What the U.S. Men’s National Team has…

frozenbrains
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Stop Looking For ‘Hardwired’ Differences In Male And Female Brains

In December, a highly publicized study declared that distinctive wiring in the brain explains different skill sets in men and women. After scanning hundreds of participants’ brains, the researchers reported that men have stronger connections within a given hemisphere, whereas women have stronger connections between the two. This makes sense, they speculated, because same-side connections…

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