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Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds - The Daily Beast

Photo of the Day: Rules for dating my daughter from a feminist Dad.

We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome

We’re losing all our Strong Female Characters to Trinity Syndrome

could it be any more obvious that we still live in a patriarchal world...?

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Feminist snark, 1915-style

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The Matilda effect is the systematic repression and denial of the contribution of women scientists in research, whose work is often attributed to their male colleagues. This effect was first described in 1993 by science historian Margaret W. Rossiter. It is named after the U.S. women's rights activist Matilda Joslyn Gage, who first observed this phenomenon at the end of the 19th century. Female researchers from Radboud University showed that the sex of professorship candidates influences the ...

Matilda effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

What Do Dress Codes Say About Girls’ Bodies? You recontextualize her body; she now exists through the male gaze. "The concern for overly exposed young bodies may be well-intentioned. With society fetishizing girls at younger and younger ages, girls are instructed to self-objectify and see themselves as sexual objects, something to be looked at. A laundry list of problems can come from obsessing over one’s appearance: ... Who wouldn’t want to spare her daughter from these struggles?"

What Do Dress Codes Say About Girls’ Bodies?

How We Teach Our Kids That Women Are Liars -- A must read. "The message that women are untrustworthy liars is everywhere in our culture—from TV and music, to politics and religion, says Soraya Chemaly."

Stop stereotyping feminists as anti-men, anti-child and anti-family.

The Philosophers' Mail. How to make better porn There's an inconceivable amount of pornography sluicing through the cyberworld. It feels out of control and often not too admirable. But if pornography is something that can't be stopped, could it perhaps be improved? When people eat badly, we don't try to stop them eating at all. We hope to improve their diet... The same move could apply to online sex sites.

Taking a cultural step away from sexist questions