Catholic gender stereotypes rooted in the ancient world?

Please don’t get me wrong. I consider myself a Catholic but, at the same time, cannot switch off my critical faculties just because I converted to that faith from a rather limp Anglican practice (limp because I rarely went to Church as a kid and young adult, except for the obligatory weddings and funerals). I… Read More Catholic gender stereotypes rooted in the ancient world?

Trump/Clinton vs. Gore/Bush – One standard for men and women and another for men and men?

Trump has been described as bullying, intimidating, misogynist and threatening for standing behind Hillary Clinton during the last debate. But when Al Gore stood much closer to G. W. Bush in a similar debate, he wasn’t branded as some kind of power-hungry psycho. So what’s going on here? Do women get special treatment, even when… Read More Trump/Clinton vs. Gore/Bush – One standard for men and women and another for men and men?

Sexism and the impressionable human being

Ann Widdecombe has a very unusual view on the sufferers of sexism https://t.co/sM4tb0m0XT — earthpages.org (@earthpages) October 2, 2016 The above tweet points to some obvious cases where men are victims of sexism. But discrimination occurs on many levels, in many different ways. Men can perpetuate sexism against men, just as women can perpetuate sexism… Read More Sexism and the impressionable human being