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Published: 01 August 2014
Creative Commons/StarblindKing Is Miley Cyrus the paragon of sexual freedom? Or is she obe diently reproducing an image of female sexuality constructed by mass culture? Creative Commons/StarblindKing. / Is Miley Cyrus the paragon of sexual freedom? Or is she obe diently reproducing an image of More
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Published: 01 November 2014
Adrean Clark ( adreanaline.com ) All Barriers Crumble and Fall by Adrean Clark. The hands in this artwork are making the sign for “sledgehammer.” The written sign language at the top is a quotation from the first female valedictorian at Gallaudet University: “This day women have many barriers More
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Published: 01 January 2016
Flickr Barcelona En Comú/Creative Commons Greeks have experienced setbacks in the struggle against austerity, which is also ongoing in Spain. Housing rights activist Ada Colau was elected Barcelona’s first female mayor in 2015, backed by a coalition of anti-eviction and anti-austerity voters More
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Tikkun (1 August 2015) 30 (3): 39–43.
Published: 01 August 2015
... inherited this world from our parents, who inherited it from their parents, and on and on, back to the dawn of humanness, when hominids began extrapolating the physical difference between male and female bodies into systems of meaning that go far beyond genitals, secondary sex characteristics, or...
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Tikkun (1 November 2013) 28 (4): 10–17.
Published: 01 November 2013
...JOY LADIN But unlike Yeats’s speaker, I had a longing for death that was driven by despair rather than hope. I didn’t want to escape nature — I wanted to fit into it, to have a body that would fit my female gender identity. If I couldn’t live in a body that felt like mine, I didn’t want to live...
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Tikkun (1 April 2010) 25 (2): 55.
Published: 01 April 2010
... inant m ale im age o f God but does not o f itself women’s degradation, through the 1980s and 1990s, fem­ offer an alternative to a God separate from and above the world. inistsT both insisted on the importance of female language and Indeed, in som e ways it...
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Tikkun (1 November 2010) 25 (4): 56.
Published: 01 November 2010
... together. Our Maypole ritual reflects the evolution of our thinking about gender. When we began the revival of the Goddess movement in the seventies, many of us were drawn to Wicca as a surviving religious tradition that had strong female images of deity. The...
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Tikkun (1 November 2012) 27 (4): 51.
Published: 01 November 2012
... renewed energy. The “gender gap” that emerged from 1970s feminism has made women’s votes such an important force that politicians who attack women’s rights in order to rouse their base are at peril of rousing the ire of an expanding female voting bloc. It’s time for progressives of every gender identity...
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Tikkun (1 August 2017) 32 (3): 67–68.
Published: 01 August 2017
... in God’s image, in the image of God, God created him; male and female God created them.” So in one sense God is singular and creates one male earthling in his image; and in another sense, God is plural and creates male and female earthlings in their image. This is not science; it’s theology. To...
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Tikkun (1 November 2010) 25 (4): 50–51.
Published: 01 November 2010
... the summer negotiating the more or less impossible for traditional Jewish communities to ac­ conditions of my return—including which bathrooms I would be commodate those who aren't simply male or female. I can't even permitted to use. Finally, September arrived. After years of shame...
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Tikkun (1 January 2016) 31 (1): 50–53.
Published: 01 January 2016
... and defend the female Sikh identity. Our centers of worship must empower girls and women and actively engage men in ways they can support such efforts. In their 2014 article in Tikkun , “Sikh Ethics and Political Engagement,” Simran Jeet Singh and Prabhjot Singh write that the challenge for...
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Tikkun (1 October 2009) 24 (5): 62–64.
Published: 01 October 2009
... This is a more politically and spiritually two forces: natural and sexual selection. evolutionary psychology. congenial truth to me, but for that very rea­ The latter usually means female choice of But now something new has happened. son I read skeptically. Nonetheless I am mate (more...
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Tikkun (1 November 2010) 25 (4): 43–45.
Published: 01 November 2010
.... The degree of resist­ wing organizations are also opposed to cross-sex dating and ance varies widely from family to family. romance. For over a decade, they have protested and attacked es­ Female-female unions are always love unions. Hence families tablishments that offer...
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Tikkun (1 April 2016) 31 (2): 30–34.
Published: 01 April 2016
...—visual and literal consumption of the “full-bodied” female body. A “bum burger” advertisement in 2013 in Australia showed a woman’s rear end as buns for a hamburger and was challenged for being sexist. The Advertising Standards Bureau Case Report summarized the problem: “The advertisement features a...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 36.
Published: 01 August 2016
... holy—the birth and breath of my children. Judaism has been criticized with extraordinary vigor for the lack of attention to the female voice in the text, and this critique is justified. The challenge, then, is to construct an ethics of ordinariness without sentimentality about the daily moral...
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Tikkun (1 April 2010) 25 (2): 55–56.
Published: 01 April 2010
... inant m ale im age o f God but does not o f itself women’s degradation, through the 1980s and 1990s, fem­ offer an alternative to a God separate from and above the world. inistsT both insisted on the importance of female language and Indeed, in som e ways it...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 37.
Published: 01 January 2011
... highly punitive families are the norm, discrimination based on race, religion, and other differences is also accepted. And it should not surprise us that when the most fundamental difference in our species—between female and male—is equated with superiority or inferiority, dominating or being dominated...
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Tikkun (1 November 2013) 28 (4): 13–16.
Published: 01 November 2013
... decisions. They blame Planned Parenthood for spearheading this so-called death culture, a term they use, especially today, to draw connections between abortion and anti-female gendercide. As the Family Research Council puts it, “Planned Parenthood has shown support for gendercide. . . . [Its] affiliates in...
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Tikkun (1 August 2012) 27 (3): 40–42.
Published: 01 August 2012
... what it took for her to figure out what she means and come to peace with it. As a transgender person myself, I know this particular state of disorientation intimately. As I grew up I wondered, what did it mean that I, a biological female, could be so essentially male? What did it mean that I wanted...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 23.
Published: 01 August 2016
... prefers instead to emphasize the concept of social isolation , which he believes better expresses the source of distinctive attitudes that persist among the urban black poor. For example, rather than attributing the rise in the number of single mothers and female-headed households to a self-destructive...