Tag Archives: gender roles

Boys, social control and school dress codes

Written by Gwen Sharp; originally published at Sociological Images Tara C. sent us a link to a story about a 4-year-old boy who has been given in-school suspension (and was threatened with expulsion) for having hair that breaks the dress code … Continue reading

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Quoted: Tough titty–on feminist mothering and the breast feeding doll

The Crunk Feminist Collective has a thoughtful post up about breast feeding and feminism. The piece also touches on the messages we send young girls about mothering. Dolls and doll-play have been a long-standing point of entry into discussions about … Continue reading

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The “Mi Pobre Hijo” Syndrome

written by Latina Fatale; originally posted at Latina Fatale (via Adios Barbie) As feminists we often hear about patriarchy, sexism, and how women have been oppressed by men. We talk less about how women also perpetuate patriarchy by reinforcing sexism … Continue reading

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