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This is what a feminist looks like WGSS 101 91514 858 PM This is What a Feminist looks like Greg staying true to ideals about equality and justice means he has to consciously pay attention to the way her behaves I began to see women as more than a video prop extra and eye candy Derrias Carter realized that women are highly misrepresented figures in society whom he had been conditioned to mistreat and ignore by understanding feminism we were able to talk about how our needs can exploit women in various other countries men39s engagement with feminism historically about feminism s insights regarding masculinity and masculine privilege and about men39s involvement in feminism today It39s about what men can offer feminism and what feminism can offer men Fem are committed to addressing probs domestic violence rape and sexual assault racism homophobia unequal pay job segregation sexual objectification restrictions on reproductive choices and unattainable standards of gender beauty and behavior Central core of feminisms is the idea that our biological sex doesn39t determine our life goals emotions behaviors and preferences and it shouldn39t determine our opportunities 9 Simone de Beauvoir Ann Oakley and Christine Delphy emphasized the distinction between sex and gender Sex refers to our biology Gender refers to our social class as men and women or as transgender or gender queer Is it fluid and learned Gender is about the social construction of masculine feminine or gender queer identity Gender is not a binary selection but rather a continuum of pos Gender is something we perform 9 if we39re boys our parents might not worry if we stat out late If we39re girls we might get in trouble for getting angry Male body is perceived as functional triumphant in charge The personal is political women39s movement 1960s amp 1970s9 that what happens in our individual private lives reflects the power dynamics in broader public society Men earn 25 more money Men spend 50 less times at the grocery store yet they are doing more housework than in history Menboys make up 10 victim rape cases Men are perps 90 of all sexual assaults and all violent crimes Rape is something that happens to individual women and it is incredible personal Warren Farrell writer on men39s issues explains that trying to change women39s roles ult Gets stalled if men39s roles don39t also change 9 formerly a board member of the National Org for Women today he controversially argues that men are the victims of discrimination by feminism Fem questions why only young men have to register for the military draft Inequity and also about the ways in which institutional and legal structures reinforce binary ideas about gender that try to shove all of us in identity boxes that don39t define us well gov t trying to gender size us without knowing us Intersectionality differences in identity between race gender economy etc introduced by black feminists who argued that white feminists who ignored the interaction of race and gender systems obscured problems uniquely faced by women of color Robert Jensen author of anti porn Getting off Pornography and the End of Masculinity Living in patriarchal cultures where male domination is te norm doesn39t mean that all men have it easy Bell hooks real issue in fem Not men but patterns of domination Peoples may experience exploitations as isolated individuals make change must recognize structural patterns fem is about making a positive difference and being willing to do the hard work of figuring out what this change might look like Idea that only women can be feminists is based on essentialism Need men to challenge men Scarcity model if women get power that means that men will lose there39s Not true
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