For all of us who are men who believe in social justice, who want healthy and beautiful lives for our loved ones, and who are working for positive change in the world, let us commit or re-commit to making feminism central in our lives, values, and actions. It is time for men in the millions to take courageous action in our society to further feminist revolution.
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Racism toward Asians is treated differently in America than racism toward other ethnic groups. While the same racist may hold back terms he sees as off-limits toward other minorities, he will often not hesitate to call an Asian person a chink, as Jeremy Lin was referred to, or talk about that Asian person as if he must know karate, or call him Bruce Lee, or consider him weak or effeminate, or so on.
Want to say “not all men” because you’re not like that? Actually, distancing any man from the problem of sexism is dangerous – read this to find out why.
#2: “Smile!” REALLY? From drivers to pedestrians to other bikers, these comments women cyclists get show the problem with gender norm assumptions.
You’re not trying to defend cultural appropriation without realizing what it is, are you? Get an informed perspective with this info.
If you have a complicated relationship with food like this author, you could probably use some reminders to disrupt your negative thoughts about your body. These questions might be able to help you challenge some toxic notions.
What’s the relationship between poverty and mental health? If you’ve never been poor, you may be surprised to learn how poverty affects every aspect of life – and how that can have a damaging impact on mental health.
How can we resist everything Donald Trump is doing without burning ourselves out? These questions can help you find some answers.
If your gender is in the binary of solely male or female, you probably haven’t noticed all these awful ways society fails to recognize non-binary people. Do any of them change your thoughts on gender norms?
Do you tie your self-worth to work or money? You’re not the only one – and these habits don’t come out of nowhere. Here’s how toxic capitalist values are hurting us.
You know that romantic and sexual relationships can be abusive – but do you know how to look out for abusive behavior in a friendship? Here are some of the signs.
You’ll probably be pretty disturbed by this info on how much society’s systems benefit white people in violent ways. But this author’s also included tips on what to do about it – and why white guilt isn’t the answer.
Do you know how to support your disabled friends without the ableist mistakes so many people make? These positive examples show how to make it happen.
Some people are saying students of color protesting racism on US campuses are whining about “trivial” things – nothing compared to the violence in Paris. But here’s why this violence too is very real, and why we must *also* support students of color.
If you’re a feminist and you want some ideas on how create a more feminist classroom (without wearing your “Clitoris is Not a Dirty Word” t-shirt on dress-down day), here are five efforts that you can try.
Feeling like you missed the memo on all the “new” terms about transgender identities? This simple guide can help you catch up and learn what gender really means.
Almost all of these myths stem from the assumption that trans women are really men, and considering us through a male frame of reference. So if there is one myth to debunk from which all others would perish, it’s the notion that our gender is not legitimate. We are women. But if you need further explanation, let me break it down for you with these 13 myths.
You’re not trying to be hurtful with your yoga practice. But this guide shows how you can cause harm through cultural appropriation – and what to do instead.
Your appearance, your emotions, your sexuality and more – have you learned any of these lessons in respectability politics? This info helped this author start to unlearn the racist self-hatred – and it might help you do the same.