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Conceptualizing Gender (5)

May 27, 2012

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Jung’s Anima/Animus, Adler’s Masculine Protest by Azadeh Azad25-May-2012 Carl Jung’s Analytical Psychology Carl Gustav Jung (1875 -1961), a disciple of Freud, broke with his teacher as a result of disagreement with many of Freud’s basic ideas, including too much emphasis on sexuality as a changing force. Jung, a Swiss Psychiatrist, developed the system of analytical […]

‘Alternating Gender Incongruity’ Causes Rapid Shifts Of Gender, Scientist Claims

April 21, 2012

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 By Gary Stix Posted: 04/20/2012 A graduate student of famed neuroscientist Vilayanur S. Ramachandran has found a group of men and women who report that their sexual identity can switch involuntarily to that of the opposite sex and back again. The transgender metamorphosis, these people assert, can occur several times a day and at inopportune […]

Breadwomen

April 15, 2012

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‘The Richer Sex,’ by Liza MundyBy RACHEL SHTEIRPublished: April 13, 2012 Five or six years ago, my mother and I sat in a darkened theater talking about a couple we knew. The wife was an executive with Ivy League degrees. The husband had some nebulous part-time job, but mostly he stayed home with the kids. […]

Anti-Discrimination Bill Fast-Tracked After Brutal Gay Bashing

March 22, 2012

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By Marianela Jarroud SANTIAGO, Mar 21, 2012 (IPS) – “We shouldn’t have to live in fear. We’re citizens and voters of Chile, we have jobs, and yet we live in daily fear of being attacked,” said 33-year-old Carla Oviedo, a victim of discrimination on the grounds of her sexual orientation. In 2010, after she had […]

Madonna, Naked Hunks, and Anal Intercourse: Long Live the Feminine World

March 10, 2012

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Marten WeberPosted: 03/ 9/2012 For most of human history, we lived in male cultures. Men hunted and warred, women raised children, cooked, and gathered or cultivated food. Roles such as these are inscribed into the psyche of many nations and are almost universally codified in sacred texts. Today, we are living in a feminine world […]

The female of the species is more digital than the male

March 2, 2012

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Males and females respond differently online – here’s how you can cater to and understand both sexes Posted by Lloyd Salmons and Ronnie Crosbie Friday 2 March 2012 “The social world is lead by women” according to Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg. Photograph: Alex Segre/Alamy Many still labour under the misconception that online is a male-dominated space. But […]

How Gender Values Point the Way for a More Effective U.N.

February 21, 2012

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By Alisa Clarke* Mexican women say “We are not spoils of war”. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS NEW YORK, Feb 20, 2012 (IPS) – A growing list of U.N. Security Council Resolutions acknowledges the importance of gender in processes for peace. Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, 1889 and 1960 note that women continue to be marginalised in peace negotiations […]

Gender-bending model pushes limits of the runway

February 9, 2012

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Associated Press NEW YORK — On a chilly winter afternoon, Andrej Pejic settles into a Manhattan cafe with a cup of Earl Grey tea, sitting gracefully, long legs crossed. The blue-eyed fashion model gazes out a window, unaware that almost every man sitting at surrounding tables is transfixed. A man in a black leather jacket […]

Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed

February 2, 2012

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UCSF Team Uncovers Genes Influenced by Sex Hormones that Control Masculine and Feminine Behaviors in Mice By Jason Bardi on February 2, 2012 Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how? Now a […]

Male and Female Behavior Deconstructed

February 2, 2012

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UCSF Team Uncovers Genes Influenced by Sex Hormones that Control Masculine and Feminine Behaviors in Mice By Jason Bardi on February 2, 2012 Hormones shape our bodies, make us fertile, excite our most basic urges, and as scientists have known for years, they govern the behaviors that separate men from women. But how? Now a […]

Mobile Phone Data Reveals Human Reproductive Strategies

February 1, 2012

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The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age. kfc 01/31/2012 Various studies have shown that the frequency of contact between individuals is a reliable indicator of the emotional link between them. So it should come as […]

Mobile Phone Data Reveals Human Reproductive Strategies

February 1, 2012

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The pattern of calls and texts between humans reveals how women invest more heavily in their main relationship than men; and how this changes as they age. kfc 01/31/2012 Various studies have shown that the frequency of contact between individuals is a reliable indicator of the emotional link between them. So it should come as […]

The Next-Generation of Female Leaders Will Emerge At A Faster Pace When Women Stop Trying to ‘Act Like Men’

January 30, 2012

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By CHERYL ISAAC, Forbes contributor Jan. 29, 2012 Men don’t push eight pound human beings out of deeply personal places. Men don’t undergo hormonal changes every month. Men don’t have to be constantly reminded of what sexy looks like via a higher percentage of sexual images of themselves displayed across magazines, billboards, TV commercials, etc. […]

The Next-Generation of Female Leaders Will Emerge At A Faster Pace When Women Stop Trying to ‘Act Like Men’

January 30, 2012

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By CHERYL ISAAC, Forbes contributor Jan. 29, 2012 Men don’t push eight pound human beings out of deeply personal places. Men don’t undergo hormonal changes every month. Men don’t have to be constantly reminded of what sexy looks like via a higher percentage of sexual images of themselves displayed across magazines, billboards, TV commercials, etc. […]

Women are ‘socially’ networked, study shows

January 13, 2012

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January 11, 2012 (PhysOrg.com) — Bloggers and other social network users are more likely to share knowledge online where the qualities of trust, strong social ties and reciprocity are present, according to a study forthcoming in the Journal of Management Information Systems. But the effect of each factor varies by gender, says Sanjukta Das, assistant […]

Why women have sex

January 13, 2012

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According to a new book, there are 237 reasons why women have sex. And most of them have little to do with romance or pleasure Tanya GoldThe Guardian, Monday 28 September 2009 Perefect symmetry: Brad Pitt and Geena Davis in Thelma and Louise. Photograph: Ronald Grant Archive Do you want to know why women have […]

Gender Diversity and Kids: Happiness Matters, not Nail Polish

July 15, 2011

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Stephanie BrillExecutive Director, Gender SpectrumPosted: 7/14/11 11:14 AM ET “My son wants to wear nail polish.” “My daughter wants her hair cut very short.” These are real-life situations that parents of young children I know have faced. And while many parents would seek to tamp down such expression out of fear for their child’s safety […]