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On Male and Female Sexuality
December 23, 2013 • one comment • 1 435 views
Science, Sex & Gender

I’m reading an excellent book at the moment on the science of sex difference. The book is written by Rebecca Jordan-Young, and is titled “Brain Storm: The Flaws in the Science of Sex Difference”. Highly recommended reading for anyone interested in the subject. You can check out her website and buy her book here. There’s […]

LEGO and Gender Stereotyping
February 7, 2012 • one comment • 347 views
Feminism, Sex & Gender

A couple of interesting videos have popped up on FeministFrequency.com about LEGO and their very gender stereotyped marketing. For the last couple of decades they have focused almost entirely on marketing to boys. Now they have decided to target the half of the marked that they have previously abandoned and ignored, the girls, and again […]

Guyliners and All Things Pink
December 31, 2011 • 2 comments • 527 views
Sex & Gender

A while back I was watching one of Tim Minchin’s videos on YouTube, and against better judgement ended up browsing the comments. One person commented on him wearing eyeliner – calling it “guyliner”. I’ve heard it being called that many times, but suddenly I thought: Why the hell do they call it that? What’s wrong […]