Week 2: What is a "Family"? (click thru for analysis) - Ugh, this example of heteronormativity is almost too much. Parents consist of 1 male and 1 female - two children, one still a baby. This image paired with "family friendly parking" implies that they'll only be friendly to this type of family.
Girls often get the message growing up that math and science are for boys, and things like art and english are for girls. This comic jokingly suggests making math "pink" to get more girls interested because all girls like pink, right?
It's not unusual to walk into a bathroom stall and see a mix of short notes, graffiti and stories. But it is unusual for someone to take the time to craft a thoughtful response. That's just what one Reddit user saw when she entered the girls' bathroom at her university.
Masculinity, Gender (Non)Conformity, and Queer Visibility: Warpaint is critical commentary on what gender is, where it comes from, how flexible it is, what this flexibility means, and what gender (non)conformity has to do with sexuality...important lessons about how gender is produced just below the radar of most people most of the time...the extensive work that goes into doing gender in a way that is recognizable by others. Indeed, recognition by others is key to doing gender “correctly.”