Posts Tagged ‘discrimination’
“Growing is the result of learning.” Malcolm X
Let’s face it, when it comes to improving things like politics, inequality, taxes, social justice, America leads, but we are hypocrites too.
- We know war means deaths (more children, women will died), economic distress and hunger, yet we love wars. The men and women serving this country are well capable of using their skills to change lives globally and at home rather than using force.
- Countries like Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Libya and others have horrible policies toward women. We agree something should be done. In America, however women and minorities are still fighting many 1920 inequalities, e.g. one’s rights to vote.
“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself” – Andy Warhol
As we reflect on this year’s Olympic Games, we remember the excitement of all participating countries sending female athletes to the Games in London, a step seen as great by many. Women on Change applauded as women representing Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Iran marched in the opening ceremonies. However, others view this accomplishment as baby steps. In fact, we have quite a journey ahead of us before we see gender equality at the Olympic Games – and in athletics, in general.
“The time to test the public gender dysphoria is now!”-Jeanose Lexima
Women are Beautiful, Intelligent, Talented, Creative, and Honest (BITCH) but, Very Few Know & Accept It
Man endures pain as an undeserved punishment; woman accepts it as a natural heritage. ~Author Unknown
Why do women around world continue to be punished for everything men are not? And why do so many of us blame men?
Despite the tough economy, women are determined to put careers first. According to Pew Research two-thirds (66%) of women ages 18 to 34 rate
I changed the title of this article from sexism to asking the question after a conversation with a great friend. The definition of a feminist according to directionary.com is advocating social, political, legal, and economic rights for women equal to those of men. Feminism according to wiki is a collection of movements aimed at defining, establishing, and defending equal political, economic, and social rights and equal opportunities for women. Feminism is mainly focused on women’s issues, but because feminism seeks gender equality, some feminists argue that men’s liberation is therefore a necessary part of feminism, and that men are also harmed by sexism and gender roles.