Category Archives: boys and girls

  1. Let’s leave the testicles out of this

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    2 July 2014 by thaliakr

    Courage doesn't come from your testicles | Sacraparental.com

    I loathe and detest it when people call┬ásomething brave or audacious ‘ballsy’. Courage doesn’t come from your testicles. The human …
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  2. Everyday Misogyny: Sexism in Paradise Video Update

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    13 March 2014 by thaliakr

    You’ll be astonished to know that my complaint via the Air New Zealand website (thanks Lucy for the motivation to …
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  3. International Women’s Day: 8 (Easy and Hard) Ways to Make Life Better for Women

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    8 March 2014 by thaliakr

    child marriage, international women's day, girls in yemen

    The wonderful Lucy is hosting an International Women’s Day link-up at Lulastic and the Hippyshake, so head over there for …
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  4. When Words Fail [Guest]

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    23 November 2013 by thaliakr

    pinkification, pink stinks, gendered toys, feminist parenting, Christian parenting

    Alex, mother of two, possessor of a doctorate in literature and an extensive music collection, and my main source of …
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  5. Toys for Future Engineers #2: GoldieBlox

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    4 July 2013 by thaliakr

    In a pleasingly familiar story, Debbie Sterling, a Stanford engineer, wants to introduce girls to the world of engineering. She’s …
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  6. Is This Toy For Girls or Boys?

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    8 May 2013 by thaliakr

    http://www.blog.kristenmyers.com/toys-a-guide/

    Thanks to A Mighty Girl’s Facebook feed for this contribution to the saga of retailers insisting on labelling toys for …
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  7. I’m Not Bossy, I Just Have Better Ideas

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    4 May 2013 by thaliakr

    Is ‘bossy’ a sexist term? When did you last hear a boy or man get called ‘bossy’? Thomas (father of …
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