“It’s easy to be considered a misandrist when men are socialized to feel entitled to women and our time. So, if you ignore them, you...”
"both genders" "all genders"
“Seriously, for [the gender binary being] something that is supposedly so deeply ingrained in nature, it sure does require a lot of hard work...”
“Equality will always feel uncomfortable for those who once benefited from inequality.”
One teacher's approach to preventing gender bullying in a classroom
"It’s Okay to be Neither," By Melissa Bollow Tempel Alie arrived at our 1st-grade classroom wearing a sweatshirt with a hood. I asked her to take off her hood, and she refused. I thought she was just being difficult and ignored it. After breakfast we got in line for art, and I noticed that sh...
“If gender is innate, if girls and boys are just naturally different and naturally like different things, want different things, show differe...”
I bought cute undies at the mall today. The lady shopping next to me said “I have to ask, my son is trans, I am buying him underwear… I mean her, still working on the her thing, sorry, but could you help me? Please!” I almost cried.
“Within patriarchal culture, the girl who does not feel loved in her family of origin is given another chance to prove her worth when she is ...”
Nonbinary people: You are real. You exist. You matter. You are not alone. Please never forget any of this.
“The bottom line is that saying there are differences in male and female brains is just not true. There is pretty compelling evidence that an...”