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  • How to Raise a Feminist Son

    06/02/2017 4:50:26 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 58 replies
    The New York Times ^ | June 2, 2017 | Claire Cain Miller
    We’re now more likely to tell our daughters they can be anything they want to be — an astronaut and a mother, a tomboy and a girlie girl. But we don’t do the same for our sons. Even as we’ve given girls more choices for the roles they play, boys’ worlds are still confined, social scientists say. They’re discouraged from having interests that are considered feminine. They’re told to be tough at all costs, or else to tamp down their so-called boy energy. If we want to create an equitable society, one in which everyone can thrive, we need to...
  • Girls do not like to date nice boys

    05/14/2017 1:33:01 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 126 replies
    They just don't. In my high school years, I was Richie Cunningham. The earnest young boy from "Happy Days" who always was looking to please others, especially the adults in his life. As a result, we were walked all over, taken advantage of and subsequently, not dated by girls. Now Richie Cunningham might have had a girlfriend or two during the fictitious "Happy Days" run but in my real-life Richie Cunningham phase, I had zero girlfriends. I did have several dates that went disastrously wrong because I thought dating was all about being a nice guy. It wasn't. During that...
  • ISIS amputate hands of 2 boys,10&12-refused to execute 2 civilians in front of their families

    02/02/2017 11:36:50 AM PST · by wtd · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 2 February 2017 | Julian Robinson
    ISIS amputate the hands of two boys aged ten and 12 who refused to execute two civilians in front of their families in MosulISIS have amputated the hands of two boys aged ten and 12 who refused to execute two civilians in front of their families in Mosul. Fanatics trained up a group of children from its stronghold in western parts of the city to fight against advancing Iraqi troops. But two of the youngsters refused to carry out the twisted demands of their terror bosses.
  • Swiss court rules Muslim girls must swim with boys

    01/10/2017 9:01:39 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 37 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/1/17 | Mordechai Sones
    The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled that Muslim parents in Switzerland will have to send their children to attend mixed-gender swimming lessons, despite conceding that religious freedoms were being interfered with, on the grounds that mixed-gender swimming lessons were part of a ‘full school curriculum’ and the children’s ‘successful integration’ into society. According to the BBC, the case was initiated by two Swiss nationals of Turkish origin from Basel who wouldn’t send their teenage daughters to compulsory mixed-gender lessons. Swiss education officials, however, said that exemptions were available only for girls who had reached the age of...
  • Boy has ‘impure thoughts’, blames cheerleaders’ skirts, school punishes cheerleaders

    10/05/2016 6:56:14 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 162 replies
    PinkNews ^ | October 4, 2016 | Joseph Patrick McCormick
    A school has been criticised after punishing a whole cheerleading squad after a male student said he was distracted by their short skirts. The student at Timpview High School had “impure” thoughts after seeing the squad in their uniforms, People reports, and so his mother wrote to the school and complained. After the formal complaint was made, rather than helping the male student to deal with the thoughts, the Utah school’s administrators appear to have punished the whole cheerleading squad. Administrators told the cheerleading coach at the school, who told the 44-strong cheerleading squad that they should not wear their...
  • From He to She in First Grade

    09/30/2016 2:43:07 PM PDT · by detective · 12 replies
    The Parenting Village ^ | September 16, 2016 | LAURIE FRANKEL
    When our son turned 6, my husband and I bought him a puppet theater and a chest of dress-up clothes because he liked to put on plays. We filled the chest with 20 items from Goodwill, mostly grown-man attire: ties, button-down shirts, a gray pageboy cap and a suit vest. But we didn’t want his or his castmates’ creative output to be curtailed by a lack of costume choices, so we also included high heels, a pink straw hat, a dazzling fairy skirt and a sparkly green halter dress. He was thrilled with these presents. He put on the sparkly...
  • Why Aren't There More Dolls for Boys? [Video]

    09/12/2016 7:51:40 AM PDT · by C19fan · 84 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | September 8, 2016 | Sam Price-Waldman
    Kristen Jarvis was a high-powered lawyer with a six-figure salary in Doha, Qatar. She loved working at a law firm—until she had children. After months of experiencing sexism in the workplace, Jarvis decided to make a radical change. She moved back to the United States and, with the help of her sister, began a Kickstarter campaign to fund a company that makes dolls for boys.
  • Michelle Obama: It’s OK for Boys to Cry and for girls to be ‘bossy’

    07/01/2016 8:16:15 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 34 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/01/16 | Judi McLeod
    Count on Hillary Clinton using both Obamas to further the progressive cause after winning the election Isn’t it downright sexist to suggest that all little boys must be taught that it’s alright for them to cry and that it’s alright for little girls to be bossy? That kind of thinking goes all the way back to the ignorant days when girl babies and boy babies in nurseries were identified by pink and blue colors. But that’s the ignorant message Michelle Obama delivered to hundreds of school girls and women in mostly Catholic Spain.
  • High School Boy Wins All-State Honors In Girls Track And Field

    06/05/2016 10:22:50 AM PDT · by PROCON · 69 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | June 3, 2016 | Peter Hasson
    High school girls in Alaska are crying foul after a male sprinter took home all-state honors in girls’ track and field. According to local reports, it was the first time in Alaskan history that a male athlete competed in the girls’ state championships. Haines senior Nattaphon Wangyot advanced to the state finals in the 100-meter and 200-meter events. He won fifth place in the 100-meter dash and third place in the 200-meter. In both events, he competed against girls as young as ninth grade. One of the girls Wangyot beat out for a slot at the state meet, Hutchison runner...
  • Girl Scouts in Upstate NY Will Now Allow Transgenders to Join Their Troops

    05/21/2016 7:32:15 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 51 replies
    Constitution.com ^ | May 21, 2016 | Michael Ware
    We should have seen this coming. There is no doubt that this was the next logical step. Once the Gender Dysphoria camel had his/her/it’s nose inside the tent, we could expect nothing less than the whole camel. Now, as there is a battle over where people can use the restroom heating up, a mainstay in the development of girls has now decided that it would denounce the specialness that is womanhood. WNYT reported last month
  • UPDATE: IL school district accuses feds of changing transgender locker room deal

    12/08/2015 11:56:44 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies
    EAGNews.org ^ | December 8, 2015 | Steve Gunn
    PALATINE, Ill. – Officials at Illinois High School District 211 apparently meant it when they said they are prepared to stand their ground with the federal government over a controversy regarding a transgender boy’s ability to use the girls’ locker room and shower facility. A settlement had been reached in the matter, but now school officials are accusing the federal government of backpedaling on the deal, and they say there may be no deal at all. transgendersignLast week the school board approved a settlement allowing the student, who is a biological male, access to the girls’ facility. In exchange the...
  • A boy appears in a Barbie ad for the first time

    11/17/2015 5:37:48 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 41 replies
    NY POST ^ | 11/16/15 | Tim Donnelly
    ....The newest ad for Barbie’s Moschino doll line features a new figure for the first time ever — a boy. “Moschino Barbie is so fierce!” the boy yells before placing a designer purse on the doll’s arm. The ad features him and two girls touting Mattel’s already popular line that includes clothes and accessories from the fashion designer Moschino. The ad, released earlier this month, is the latest in a series of steps to remove gender from toy shopping.
  • A boy appears in a Barbie ad for the first time

    11/16/2015 10:21:54 AM PST · by conservative98 · 83 replies
    NY Post ^ | November 16, 2015 | Tim Donnelly
    The war on the pink aisle continues. The newest ad for Barbie’s Moschino doll line features a new figure for the first time ever — a boy. “Moschino Barbie is so fierce!” the boy yells before placing a designer purse on the doll’s arm. The ad features him and two girls touting Mattel’s already popular line that includes clothes and accessories from the fashion designer Moschino. The ad, released earlier this month, is the latest in a series of steps to remove gender from toy shopping. Target made waves this year when it decided to stop labeling toys as for...
  • Boys and girls constrained by toys and costumes

    10/31/2015 10:11:04 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 27 replies
    New York Times News Service ^ | Oct. 31, 2015 | Claire Cain Miller
    A Web search for Halloween costumes of scientists produces only boys wearing lab coats and goggles. A search for nursing costumes turns up girls in skirts with stethoscopes. Cats and cupcakes are also girls, while sharks and astronauts are boys.
  • HRC’s ‘Gender Inclusive Classrooms’ Guide: Say ‘Friends’ or ‘Students’ Instead of Girls and Boys

    08/18/2015 3:00:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | August 17, 2015 | Lauretta Brown
    (CNSNews.com) – To help “create a classroom where students aren’t limited based on gender stereotypes,” teachers should address classes using words like “friends or “students” rather than girls and boys, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) advises in a new back-to-school guide.The first tip suggested by the HRC’s Welcoming Schools Initiative is for teachers to avoid using gender to “divide and address students.” The guide claims that separating students for activities according to gender “can leave some students feeling out-of-place, making them distracted or isolated and not able to focus on learning.”The guide recommends finding new, inventive ways of dividing students...
  • Teenager falls from 100ft cliff, survives, then is bitten by snake

    07/22/2015 12:32:32 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 33 replies
    Telegraph ^ | July 22, 2015
    A teenager has survived after falling 100ft off a cliff then being bitten by a venomous snake at the bottom. Brock Leach, 14, tumbled over a cliff edge and bounced off outcroppings and rocks during his descent - before landing on a ledge. But as he tried to clamber to safety before the tide came in Brock suddenly felt a sharp pain in the hand he'd been using to help pull himself along. He was horrified to discover he had been bitten by an adder - the only native venomous snake in the UK. The fall was witnessed by his...
  • The End of Boys and Girls: These Companies Are Going to Change How Your Kids Dress

    07/15/2015 7:18:53 AM PDT · by PROCON · 14 replies
    bloomberg | July 14, 2015 | Kim Bhasin
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  • Court Accuses Police of Serious Pro-Arab Discrimination

    07/07/2015 3:58:21 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/7/15 | Reut Hadar
    The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Tuesday ruled to release two Jewish youths aged 13 and 14 to house arrest, after they were arrested on suspicion of being involved in a brawl with Arabs on Monday - in a case that has raised accusations of racial discrimination. The youths, who were represented by Attorney David Halevy of the Honenu legal aid organization, were suspect of taking part in the altercation adjacent to their homes on Shivtei Yisrael Street in central Jerusalem, located to the northwest of the Old City and near Arab majority neighborhoods. A quarrel broke out between a group...
  • ISIS Leader Baghdadi: It Is Totally Permissible for Jihadis to Have S*x with Pretty Young Boys

    06/03/2015 1:36:13 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 50 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 06/03/15 | Jim Hoft
    ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi allegedly posted this tweet on his personal account. The account has since been taken down. The Arabic translation reads: “It is permissible for the mujahid [jihadi] to enjoy young boys in the absence of women.” ISIS issued a new report in May defending the practice of sex slaves.
  • Tunisian Scholar Mohamed Talbi: The Quran Does Not Prohibit Alcohol, Prostitution, or Homosexuality

    05/19/2015 3:49:04 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    MEMRI ^ | 15/4/15
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