While ‘bossy’ is definitely a gendered slur with negative connotations, the solution to the aggressive suppression of assertive women and girls isn’t banning a word.
Here is the thing – “The Misogyny Factor” is worth a look, but it is also, fundamentally, disappointing.
It’s safe to assume that business owners aren’t going to be terribly concerned about mixed fibers, people who eat shellfish, or those who work on the Sabbath. The real issue, of course, is same-gender couples with the audacity to expect access to public accommodations.
Now, of course, it’s shrug-worthy in most enlightened circles to be gay or lesbian. But when it comes to being trans, well, that’s still a touchy identity
It would appear that this season of Downton Abbey is all about the punishing of the women.
Why and how do you get rid of an Attorney General who has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize?
Motherhood is a topic which lends itself to personal reflection. Because it offers a glimpse into how other women are doing it, and leaves readers with the impression that everyone struggles sometimes, ‘The Good Mother Myth’ is a worthy addition to any parenting-book shelf.
It is fairly evident to some as to why hosting this event on the site of a former plantation is was not exactly the most “feminist” idea.
Where women in sci fi are quietly moving backwards into silent, shiny sexiness, Buffy understood that people are always shifting and full of secrets and parts you can never unravel.
Let’s see what a female leader can do when she’s respected on her own terms, not as an experiment in powerful womanhood