The issue with transgender gender roles

April 21, 2014 6:24 am/ Feminist Problems

There are times when we feel stuck- we feel like we want to be somebody else. Imagine feeling like that all the time, from a very young age, and you will have an idea of how every transgender person feels. A transgender child does not suddenly realize they do not […]

 
Spreading Transgender Awareness

Spreading Transgender Awareness

April 15, 2014 6:23 am/ Media and Feminism

People are always quick to judge those who do not comply with society’s strict gender roles. This is one of the main reasons why the Transgender community still remains one of the most oppressed communities in the world. Transgender is an umbrella term that is used to describe a diverse […]

 

Why male gender roles have not changed

April 9, 2014 6:20 am/ Cultural Feminism

Depsite the amount of work that needs to be done, there have been changes in the gender roles played by women in the past few decades- the fields that are considered typically “female” have expanded, and women do work in fields that are considered typcially “male” as well. However, this […]

 
Body Image and Gender Bias

Body Image and Gender Bias

April 5, 2014 6:18 am/ Media and Feminism

We think the media is not capable of operating without any biases. On one side, you have the extremely skinny models and the muscular men that adorn the pages of magazines. These are the women and men young boys and girls look up to. These magazines are the reason why […]