What image of femininity is subtly imposed on us in the war against toxic masculinity?
- Slavoj Žižek is a Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic whose diverse body of work often emphasizes the role of ideology in culture and capitalism.
- In a recent interview, Žižek described how the war against so-called toxic masculinity necessarily implies a certain image of femininity.
- Žižek suggests we should be wary of accepting this image of femininity without closer examination.
De Beauvoir finds that the ‘strong woman’ is actually just bound to housework
Do you know the implicit biases you have? Here are some ways to find them out.
- A study finds that even becoming aware of your own implicit bias can help you overcome it.
- We all have biases. Some of them are helpful — others not so much.
A team of Japanese researchers comes across a remarkably simple trick.
- On average, ejaculate holds about a 50/50 mix of X and Y sperm.
- In some cultures and countries, there are strong historical and contemporary preferences for males over females.
- There are genes unique to X sperm that can be manipulated to make them swim more slowly than Y sperm.
The way children draw human figures has changed since the 1970s, reflecting modern society's attitudes to gender — German study
Study finds both a possible rise in gender equality and gender differentiation.