Gender in the news

I think this is a great post:

Teaching boys feminism by Ileana Jimenez

My dream as a result? That whole generations of young women and men will never experience and/or perpetuate everything from street harassment to rape; frat boy misogyny to workplace discrimination; bullying of queer kids to the banning of LGBT soldiers in the military. All of these issues connect along lines of gender and sexuality, power and politics. If we teach gender justice to all young people, we might just make lasting institutional change

How’s this for a headline?

How Disney invaded American childhood to shill worthless crap to our kids

Kinda interesting – but I thought it was more interesting for the visual differences…it allows you to mix and match boys and girls ads:

Gendered advertising remixer application

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