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Archive for October 10, 2012

Detection, Degradation and Dissimulation

October 10, 2012 by and tagged , ,

Detection: “The Malaysian government has begun holding seminars aiming to help teachers and parents spot signs of homosexuality in children, underscoring a rise in religious conservatism in the country. So far, the Teachers Foundation of Malaysia has organised 10 seminars across the country. Attendance at the last event on Wednesday reached 1,500 people, a spokesman for the [...]

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Who The F!@# Cares? – Ordinary Sexism

October 10, 2012 by and tagged , ,

Oh look, she has so many blazers that they cover the entire color palette… Because, of course, there is nothing more important to cover when it comes to Angela Merkel. There is nothing new to the fact that women politicians, heads of state or public officials do stand out from their masculine counterparts with their [...]

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