Dating gender equality
Read More Girls with higher levels of education are less likely to have an early and unintended pregnancy, the United Nations education agency said today, launching a new technical paper with recommendations for the education sector.
Read More As an international conference on science and technology wrapped up in Vienna, the head of a United Nations partner organization that works to end nuclear testing stressed that women have a "powerful voice" in the global scientific community.
Read More A majority of children aged between three- and four-years-old in 74 countries, or about 40 million, have fathers who do not play or engage in early learning activities with them, according to a new study released today by the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).
“What’s the worst possible thing you can call a woman? You’re probably thinking of words like slut, whore, bitch, cunt (I told you not to hold back! Okay, now, what are the worst things you can call a guy? I’ve even heard the term “mangina.”Notice anything? The only thing you could do was smile from the corner they'd backed you into. [...] There is a creative possibility for liberatory explicitness because it may expand the confines of what women are allowed to say and do.
We are still fighting with mainstream women's magazines to feature women with a body fat percentage above 10, and we are still expected to dedicate our lives and our bodies to making babies. I am currently choosing a life of dating in Australia. We are absolutely not free to act without judgment, though.
I like to date a few men, but I normally only sleep with one at a time. It blows my mind that people who are not affected whatsoever by the men I choose to keep in my sheets can have such strong opinions about my behavior. They will settle down, if and when they are ready to.
” ― Terry Pratchett, “We need feminism because degrading phrases like "walk of shame" are commonplace in our social vocabulary, yet these are only applied to women; whereas men in the same situation are praised by their peers and seen as nothing more than " a guy who got lucky", by the rest of society.” ― Miya Yamanouchi, tags: body-shaming, feminism, feminist, feminist-quotes, gender, gender-inequality, get-lucky, inequity, one-night-stand, relationships, sex, sexual-agency, sexuality, shame, slut-shaming, victim-blaming, walk-of-shame “At times I am flabbergasted that my memory is considered false and my alcoholic father's memory is considered rational and sane. If Peter Freyd were a man who lived in my neighborhood during my childhood instead of my father, would he and his wife be so believable?
I see these girls and I think: Idiot's Get yourself some trousers!
I would go for taking action towards change instead of accepting the inevitable.” ― Elina Juusola, “Finally, the dirty little secret about sexual objectification is that it is an act that cannot be performed with any attention to its ethical meaning.Experientially —from the point of view of a man who is sexually objectifying—sexual objectification and ethical self awareness are mutually exclusive. Everywhere you look, the cars are becoming shinier, sleeker and more fuel-efficient. The 50s housewife who lives only to serve her man, cook a good meal and keep a tidy home is long gone.Not defining words properly is a sure recipe for discussions and debates that lead nowhere, and heated arguments that are as passionate as they are meaningless.I believe that by defining what we mean by gender equality, we can avoid intellectual sloppiness, and clarify our own beliefs in this area.