Articles about 'gender stereotypes'

He said, she said: the misogyny of the casual pronoun

Beth Leslie argues that use of gender-specific pronouns is often a microaggression and we cannot achieve a more equal society until we overcome our inherent bias

Guest Blogger // 20 March 2017

Categories: Blog

Navigating girlhood

Sarah Wishart is impressed by the hypnotic performance of a girl on the cusp of teenagehood in The Fits

Sarah Wishart // 17 March 2017

Categories: Films, Reviews, Uncategorized

Flipping gender stereotypes rather than challenging them?

Fleabag explores a modern woman’s experience of her sexuality in a way that flips 'male' and 'female' stereotypes but Cath Murray wonders if it could have done so in a less binary way

Cath Murray // 6 February 2017

Categories: Reviews, Television

Sawdust and sisterhood

Flora Herberich writes about the role of women in contemporary circus and the upcoming Postcards Festival at Jacksons Lane Theatre in London

Guest Blogger // 11 July 2016

Categories: Blog

Science, stereotypes and society

Pamela Jacobsen explores stereotype threat - a phenomenon where people underperform in certain subjects when they're reminded of their gender

Pamela Jacobsen // 24 February 2016

Categories: Education, Features, Work and Play

Nothing feminist to detect?

Lisa Glass watches the 2015 DVD release of 1990s detective drama Chandler & Co and is disappointed with the old fashioned humour and lack of realism

Lisa Glass // 28 October 2015

Categories: Reviews, Television

Exiting the sausage fest

When previously carnivorous Megan Stodel started cutting down on meat, she was surprised to find gender expectations more of a barrier than sourcing recipes with enough cheese in them

Megan Stodel // 2 September 2015

Categories: Blog

A very curious case

A new version of The Curious Case of Jekyll and Hyde is thought-provoking for Harriet Wailling, but its attempts to grapple with gender sometimes miss the mark

Harriet Wailling // 6 August 2015

Categories: Reviews, Theatre

Can you be half hearted when trying to avoid gender stereotypes?

Guest blogger Sarah muses on avoiding the gender stereotyping of children, the equal division of work around the house, and the will to do *something*

Sarah Flude // 5 May 2014

Categories: Blog

Space invaders

Ndéla Faye on how men's dominance of space - both physically and through street harassment and victim blaming - oppresses women

Guest Blogger // 27 November 2013

Categories: Blog

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