Since the 1970s women have made more & more progress at every level except at the top. Women have had 14% of the top jobs in corporate America for 10 years. So there's a stagnation. And we're held back by lots of things. We're held back by sexism & discrimination & terrible public policy. But we're also held back by stereotypes. - Sheryl Sandberg #quotes #feminism
PP>>>>> Gender is a social construct. There are no boys' and girls' clothing or toys, there are only children's clothing and toys. But our patriarchal society teaches boys that they're not allowed to like pink or wear dresses because they have to be "manly." We need to stop forcing kids to conform to these fabricated ideas about gender. It's unacceptable that our society shames both children and adults who choose not to conform to gender-based stereotypes about "masculinity" and…
If I had a son and he wanted to be a princess i would let him! stereotypes and sexism shouldn't dictate what a person is or might be! freedom to those who have the will to fight for it!!!!!! WHOSE WITH ME!!!!!!
It pisses me off to no end that men are laughed at for being abused and women are ignored, and yet in theory we always say "oh no, we don't do that, abuse is serious" but in practice this is always the outcome, they get laughed at or told they're lying. We only THINK abuse is taken seriously because the few cases that are taken seriously are the ones televised. Not the others though, unless someone actually did lie, then that just feeds this myth that the majority of cases are false.
How Everybody (Including Men) Can Benefit From Feminism
One of the biggest parts of feminism is challenging gender roles and sexual norms. Advertisements and media representations often alienate men too - think about it, how many times have you seen the helpless man stereotype on television and film?