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Gender Bent's Blog – March 2013 Archive (4)

What Does Race Have to Do with Feminism?

The term “feminism,” in our society, is one that is often misinterpreted, understood only by way of pop cultural references that serve to mock and berate the movement and its ideologies. When many people hear “feminism,” they think of overzealous, hyper-aggressive women that despise all men. When many people hear “feminism,” they often imagine said women as…

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Added by Gender Bent on March 19, 2013 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

End Rape Culture

In a world where some tend to wonder first if a girl "asked for it" when she gets raped, isn't it time to shift the conversation and ask what in the world makes someone think it's OK to rape?

The Nation published an article titled "Ten Things to End Rape Culture". - L.

Excerpts:

"1. Name the real problems: Violent masculinity and victim-blaming. These are the…

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Added by Gender Bent on March 12, 2013 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Growing Up Queer: A Brief Lesson on Hetero- and Homonormativity

If growing up a Black kid listening to "white" post-hardcore and screamo music in suburban northern Virginia didn’t make me feel odd enough, I too had to cope with the social consequences of my sexuality and effeminacy. Constantly bombarded with remarks on my mannerisms, the feminine inflections in my voice and the way I ran in gym class, I realized that something about me was contradictory to preconceived notions of what a Black male “should” be. When I came to college I…

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Added by Gender Bent on March 5, 2013 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

"Beyond the 'angry Black woman' ": A conversation on Al Jazeera's The Stream

Check out "Beyond the 'angry Black woman' ", conversation on Al Jazeera's The Stream about "stereotypes used historically by Whites to justify slavery and racial inferiority".

Excerpts: "Some say today's reality TV shows and Hollywood movies help to reinforce those stereotypes, perpetuating the negative perceptions of African-American women."

"Why do these racist depictions continue to resurface in mainstream media? What's the societal impact for African-American…

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Added by Gender Bent on March 1, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

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