Let’s see how much you really know…
Here’s a quiz I made for us to really get a hold on things. Also, there is a fascinating video as well as readings and sources below the quiz.[mlw_quizmaster quiz=1]
Things are improving for women thanks to our mothers, grandmothers and great-grandmothers that really worked hard to ensure the many new opportunities women have today. Think about it; women were only allowed to vote less than one hundred years ago in the US.
That’s quite a bit of progress made within less than a century of time. However, there is still so much to be done for our grandkids…
Emma Watson’s Eloquent & Elegant Speech at the HeforShe Campaign, UN. Official UN Video.
Suggested Further Readings:
Why women are leaving the tech industry in droves. December 2014. “Women make up a tiny fraction, roughly 15%, of people working in technical roles in the tech industry” (Wes Bausmith / Los Angeles Times).
Are you Raising Respectful Boys? Syndicated by BlogHer. December 2014.
Violence Against Women Information. Amnesty International. “Violence against women is rooted in a global culture of discrimination which denies women equal rights with men and which legitimizes the appropriation of women’s bodies for individual gratification or political ends.”
I’m so pleased to announce that three of my poems, “Slots,” “Scraping” and “Make a Decision” have been published in Barking Sycamores Literary Magazine Issue 13. Barking Sycamores is dedicated to neurodivergent literature and its craft. I’m so honored to be a part of this project. Barking Sycamores Issue 13
A stereotype as defined by Merriam-Webster is “an often unfair and untrue belief that many people have about all people or things with a particular characteristic.” Colloquially, the term, stereotype, “is used to categorize a group of people. People don’t understand that type of person, so they put them into classifications, thinking that everyone who […]
Susan J. Fowler, a former employee of Uber, published a post on her blog revealing numerous counts of sexual harassment and discrimination she experienced while working for the company. Her post is straightforward and pretty bias-free; her tone is calm, but frank. While some of her experiences at the company might appall readers, her author’s […]