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Gender Trends of 2013 – the Year in Review

‘If you find a camera in the woman’s room hoping to catch you pee for on line porn sites, call the police. right away.’ Good advice. Sad we live in a society where we need it.

GenderTrender

2013

Taking a quick glance at last year’s Top Trends list it becomes clear that the overall trend towards reducing the social role of women via the enforcement of cultural subordination rituals (femininity) shows little sign of abating. While there has been notable increased feminist activism and consciousness-raising against gender, the trend continues towards increased sexualization, objectification and dehumanization of women and girls with no improvement in female participation in social, economic and civic life.

Rather, conservative male supremacist power has increasingly targeted for reversal the scant gains won by the “second wave” of the women’s liberation movement, including reproductive autonomy, freedom from beauty mandates, economic parity, protection from male sex-based violence. The sole exception is in the area of women’s rights to legal parity regarding state support for monogamous romantic attachments- an unintended artifact of the successful male homosexual rights movement.

Currently the increasingly subordinate social role of women is…

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radfem. anti-capitalist. anti-authoritarian socialist. polytheist and animist. lover of women, the water and the moon.