strong female characters are gaining popularity, especially in Young Adult books. Lots of people (Myself included) love books that have strong, independent female characters even though traditionally women are portrayed as weak and helpless.
Gender Neutral Pronouns: They're Here, Get Used to Them. A linguist talks about gendered language and singular "they." I don't like how dismissive he is of newer gender neutral pronouns, but otherwise thought this was informative.
Laverne Cox Schools Gayle King on Respect for Gender Identity 'We're born who we are and the gender thing is something someone imposes on you,' Cox said in response to King's comment that she was 'born a boy.
Feminist Celebrity& Quotes QUOTATION – Image : As the quote says – Description [Male Priviledge]. Watch Amy Poehler Perfectly Take Down Male Privilege In One Minute Sharing Brings Happiness – Don’t forget to share this quote !
Every time someone says we don’t need feminism anymore, things like this come to mind. Due to insufficient dowry this young girl’s husband lacerated her face with a razor blade. (Gwalior - India, photo by Adrian Fisk) Still beautiful.
Smart Girls Season The Feminist. This gorgeous 7 year old girl explains to Amy Poehler that the "feminist ladies" created feminism "for us girls and for us boys". Love that she recognises feminism benefits both these genders.