Friday, December 2, 2016

Femininity and sexism

Why are qualities that are considered stereotypically feminine so often dismissed with negativity? Why is it that crying is weak, and why is it that even now a woman is often the one responsible for affection and nurturing? The only answer I can come up with is that sexism still plays a big role in […]

Heavy Petting

November 21, 2012 by  
Filed under Binge Eating, Eating Disorders, Featured, HAES

Sons and daughters are different.  That seems like an obvious statement but as the mother of a son, who did my best to raise him in an environment as free from gender stereotypes as possible, whenever I come across evidence of what seems to be a universal difference between boys and girls (genitalia and hormones […]

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