Finally! Soon it will be officially accepted to use the pronoun HEN when the gender of the person we are talking about it unknown or irrelevant. This way we will be able to avoid assumptions that perpetuate norm and structures that blind our possibilities! Check out this article written by QUARTZ that talks about it.
Vad tycker ni om färgen ROSA? Gillar ni det? Hjälper den färgen att känna er starka och modiga? Eller försöker ni undvika den så mycket som möjligt istället? ROSA är inte bara en färg, många gånger kommer det laddat med mycket mer: känslor, erfarenheter, förväntingar,… Kolla på min artikel Rosa – Den Farliga Färgen där… Read More Rosa – Den Farliga Färgen
Make gender neutral clothing gender neutral, that’s what one parent has commented on Huffington post about this new brand Princess Awesome. My first thought was, “cool dresses!” but then read the parent’s comments and I realized how much I fell for their designs. True, they are cool dresses, but if the designers of the brand… Read More Make gender neutral clothing gender neutral
Well, little by little the rights of women reach more places. I’m glad to hear that Chile is getting more open minded and respectful towards women. The fact that Chile’s President Bachelet proposes end to total abortion ban is worth sharing and celebrating! Psst! click on the link to read the article!
Last December I got the chance to conduct a field-study called Mammor kan inte köra lastbil at the school where I work. It is based on two different observations of the daily activity of the group I currently work with. This field-study shows how traditional gender patterns shape young children’s thoughts and beliefs. It also… Read More Mammor kan inte köra lastbil
Now I have posted an article that Maria Honak and Me wrote last November. It is called Gamla Mönster!, what in Swedish means Old patterns. It compares the different understandings of gender and gender equality according to six different professionals. Once more, it is only in Swedish, but soon comes the Spanish and English version!