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Tags - stereotype

Will we be sisters? Will we be friends? Can we break the chains? Of stereotype. Let jealousy go, Hold each other, Delight in triumph, Bury the hatchet. Honoring us all, With caring ways, Forgo backstabbing, Replace it with
Marta · 782 days ago

  Sisterhood. When one doesn't have a sister, yet yearns for one, it seems like such a vast word. But, in all honesty, it was the conceptual word behind the beginnings of Women on the Verge. It is the root. The core. The foundation. And ultimately,
AnaLewis · 784 days ago

In spite of her family being homeless one 17-year-old girl has stayed focused. Samantha Garvey recently discovered she's being considered for a national prestigious science award, and hopes to get a full scholarship to college to study marine biology. Read
IntheHeartland · 817 days ago

I overheard a woman say, “Girls can be SO catty.”The woman she was talking to responded, “They ARE, aren’t they!”It was a lesson my mother taught me. Her point was: “Don’t trust girls, they’re out to hurt you.”This year I discovered how important other wom
IntheHeartland · 839 days ago

To me sex is linked to love. I wouldn't engage in sex without love and a strong connection. Everybody is free to do what they want as long as they're not hurting anybody, that's my personal choice. Two people are in love, they're kissing. What's wrong with
Elle · 920 days ago

Last week Rihanna was told to cover up by the farmer in which field she was filming her latest clip. At first I hadn't heard the whole story but then found out she was actually topless. As far as I'm concerned she can take the lot off if she so desires. Co
Elle · 935 days ago

  Lately one of my favorite mottoes has been, “Be the person you want to become - now.” A lot times lately, when I am doing something, I stop and think, is this the person I imagine myself being in one, five, ten years from now? If not, time to step bac
AnaLewis · 997 days ago

  I stood at the doorway of my oldest child's bedroom on his first birthday and grinned. You could not tell from his bedroom what gender he was. The colors were neutral, bright and bold and chosen for their psychological good – yellow for remembering and
AnaLewis · 1045 days ago

Barbie’s been a model citizen since 1959. My beef isn’t so much with Barbie as the culture she represents. I’m not tickled pink about gendered merchandising to little girls. Pink and dolls like Barbie have been used to limit girls’ horizons. Pink should be
IntheHeartland · 1107 days ago

Evelyn Glennie is a Grammy award-winning percussionist. She’s performed with international symphonies, and a wide range of musicians. It’s not her humble beginnings that people find so remarkable. Nor is it because this eclectic and innovative musician pla
IntheHeartland · 1201 days ago

Q. Are you a "quiet" or an "angry" woman?Ana Lewis, founder of WomenontheVerge.net, is troubled by these descriptors. Ana feels both give women a "bad rap."Ohio State University professor Nan Johnson wrote in the journal Philosophy and Rhetoric that in the
IntheHeartland · 1207 days ago

I despise stereotypes. I hate them like poison because they are the tool of oppressors. As a black woman (let's skip the politically-correct and mealy-mouthed "African American," shall we?), I have spent my entire life living down racial stereotypes. I re
DawnRRivers · 1209 days ago

he stereotypes are very telling - we're hippies, wimps, can't hold a job, wear funny looking clothes, ugly shoes, have pasty skin, are scary PETA activists, angry, wirey grey-haired, cultish and trying to push our animal loving religion down the throats of
AnaLewis · 1473 days ago
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