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I applaud LivingSocial.com for cheekily poking fun at gender norms (rather than adhering to them) and actually depicting its product (online experience-based flash deals) in a relevant manner in this 2011 ad, unlike most of the ads covered by Kilbourne … Continue reading

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What is freedom?

Usually, when someone asks this question, the answer given is “it means being able to do whatever you want, whenever you want”, “free will” or other comments along those lines.  In theory at least, freedom could be that– you could … Continue reading

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Fredom: It’s My Choice, Not Yours.

Freedom is the ability to be able to make your own choices. This means getting to decide what you do and who you are. When children are born with what physicians consider “unnatural” genitalia, be it they are missing one, … Continue reading

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What is freedom?

Freedom is the ability to enjoy our God-given and societally accepted rights. However, in the recent readings about intersex individuals, it is striking to me the blatant refusal of healthcare providers, government officials, and members of society to allow individuals … Continue reading

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What is freedom?

Although there is a very concrete definition as to what “freedom” is, it seems that its definition varies between individuals. One person’s freedom may be equivalent to another person’s imprisonment. A person’s definition of the term affects her behavior. In … Continue reading

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Freedom?

Lorber and Gould consider gender a restraining public performance. In high school, I was the only female in my AP physics class. One girl explained how she was not taking it because she felt intimidated by the gender discrepancy. Although … Continue reading

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