Discussions

Creating and generating gender equality: a message from former Chilean president Michelle Bachelet

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Have we made a significant change in creating awareness?   We talk about equality and pluralism when we flag being a democratic society…How legitimate is our discourse?

By Maritza Carrasco-Marchessi

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Recommendations? Gender and language in literature

Elizabeth Roche and the University of Oxford is interested in any recommendations for a research paper that she is writing on gender stereotypes in literature with a specific focus on gendered linguistic features.

If anyone has knowledge of some useful authors or texts in this field, do send them in to g.roles@hotmail.com and I will forward them on to Elizabeth or simply comment below to share with everybody!

Thank you!

Is there any escape from the ‘cult’ of pink?

Article on one journalist (and feminist)’s experience of raising a daughter in today’s pink-imbued culture for girls.

How would you react to the ‘cult’ of pink?

http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2011/jun/19/peggy-orenstein-pink-conspiracy-cinderella