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Posts Tagged ‘gender politics’

June 28th, 2018 - 11:48 am § in Bill of Rights, Hypocrisy, Jefferson, Schools & Colleges

What if Girls Are Not so Good At Programming?

A UW instructor in comp sci recently got flamed on for raising the possibility that women are less good at math and comp sci.  Stuart Reges’own Chair lashed out saying that such an idea violated the Dept’s commitment to training women. As a scientist and, hopefully as a rational human, [...]

February 28th, 2017 - 6:43 am § in America, Donald Trump, Hypocrisy

AFTER TRUMP: Proving your gender

LAMENTS OF A TALL LADY Reidun MacGregor FACEBOOK Boy oh boy is my birth certificate going to come in handy. I will need it as I am profiled due to my name and I will need it as a tall 5’11” flat chested woman with large hands and feet so I can prove I have a […][...]

January 20th, 2017 - 12:52 pm § in Misc.

Oh oh .. I agree with Ben Carson

Taking the majority’s rights of privacy away is as wrong as forcing compliance on the 3/1000 people estimated to be transgender.  <me> Speaking to the Florida delegation at the RNC , Carson insisted that biology trumps gender identity: I got to tell you: For thousands of years, mankind [...]

April 17th, 2016 - 10:31 am § in Misc.

Hypocrisy

CIRQUE DU SOLEI CANCELS NORTH CAROLINA SHOWS OVER PUBLIC FACILITIES ACT… PLANS SHOWS IN DUBAI, WHERE GAYS ARE PUT TO DEATH…[...]

March 16th, 2016 - 4:14 am § in America

Girly Women Make Better PolItical Candidates

Women with more feminine faces do better at the hustings Washington, May 16 – Researchers have highlighted voters’ perception of traditional femininity, political competence. According to the Dartmouth College-led study, female politicians’ success can be predicted by their facial [...]

February 14th, 2013 - 11:20 am § in America, Hypocrisy

COMBAT AS PART OF VALENTINES DAY

Send a Valentines’ Day cards tp Afghanistan? Can we send our girls in combat boxes of chocolates? Of course part of this story is a change in the definition of combat. A 5′ 2″ lady is likely as agile driving a HUMVEE or “manning” a sniper rifle as any Schwarzenegger. Is[...]