A great example of how gendered roles are different throughout the world. This article talks about violence made against women in India. Women there explain that the “gender issues are deep rooted and will take a long time to change”. This article really gives people (both men and women) a lot to be thankful for. It is also important to realize that gender roles and a person’s rights are different throughout the world. Read the article here.
Check out this video that was posted in 2010 by CNN reporter Carol Costello. It discusses what might be the third wave of Feminism.
Check out this article and how it rejects the household gendered norms! A stay at home Father puts less stress on his wife who is the primary income of their household. Read more here!
This article featured on the Huffington post, takes many girls that are involved with pornography and completely strips (no pun intended) off their make-up so viewers can see that they too have imperfections. I think it is really important for both men and women to realize that no one can achieve “the perfect look” everyone has imperfections!
This article/video goes along with the fact that sexuality is more complicated than society thinks. It shows an outed gay male, who is physically attracted to males, who married his female best friend and is happy with their intimacy. The video shows how the community of gay males do not accept his decision and therefore say he is “not gay enough” to be considered gay. Watch the video and read the article here!
A “Matías”, or in English, a legally recognized male, was able to keep his female reproductive organs to give birth to a child. This is the first ever recorded male pregnancy in Chile’s History. The reason I chose to post this story is because in Chapter one I thought it was so interesting how the book mentioned male pregnancies and how Thomas Beatie was able to give birth to his child in 2008 (they even mention Beatie in the Article!) To be the first male in Chile recorded to give birth to a child, is exciting and a big deal! Read more about it here!