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Women don’t need an instruction manual on how to behave in society. We have it memorized.

We were given that manual when we were mere children, not old enough or even mature enough to understand the sexual nuances of a simple touch. The concern that people have for women’s safety in this country is justifiable, and … Continue reading

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Why is sexism such a big deal ?

“As long as she thinks of a man, nobody objects to a woman thinking” — Virginia Woolf Sexism is the belief that a human of one sex is intrinsically superior to the other. Common sexist claims stem from traditional stereotypes … Continue reading

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Word Of The Month: Misogyny (Part I)

This month we are blogging about Misogyny. Dr. Suchitra Dalvie’s Word of the Month column describes the complex history of misogyny. Misogyny (pronounced mee-saw-gi-nee) (Greek origin) is the hatred or dislike of, or an entrenched prejudice against women and girls. … Continue reading

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