Category Archives: Gender

Mindful Monday: Embrace Weirdness

Embracing our differences. Continue reading

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Repost: What is Rape Culture?

Rape Culture is the context that supports violence against women. It is a culture in which rape and other sexual violence (usually against women) are common and in which prevalent attitudes, norms, practices, and media condone, normalize, excuse, or encourage sexualized violence. Continue reading

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Raising Awareness: International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. This year the focus is on the way religions reinforce homophobia and transphobia. Continue reading

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Ten Things Men Can Do To Prevent Gender Violence

Jackson Katz writes about how men can take responsibility for changing the culture that promotes sexual violence. Continue reading

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Tough Guise: How Sexism Hurts Men Too

Devaluing of women/femininity contributes to a culture in which sexual violence against women is prevalent. Rigid gender roles and stereotypes harm men as well as women and the gender non-conforming. Continue reading

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