Patriarchal notions of manhood don’t just harm women, they hurt men. Toxic definitions of masculinity lead to well-documented problems like high rates of gun violence, suicide and sexual violence. That’s why organizations like the Representation Project are committed to advancing the discussion about how gender limits the freedoms of both women and men. They recognize that society’s gender ideals aren’t only damaging for women; they’re universally harmful.
Their latest video examines how stereotypes constrain all people from the moment they are born.
NO PLEASE FRIENDS UNDERSTAND HOW HEARTBREAKING THIS SCENE REALLY IS
THE SONG NANI SINGS TO LILO (Aloha ‘Oe) WAS WRITTEN BY QUEEN LILI’UOKALANI AND SHE USED IT TO SAY GOODBYE TO HER SOVEREIGN HAWAI’I WHEN SHE LOST IT’S INDEPENDENCE TO THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. SHE GAVE UP HAWAI’I TO SAVE HER PEOPLE FROM BLOODSHED.
“Harry witnessed Professor McGonagall walking right past Peeves, who was determinedly loosening a crystal chandelier, and could have sworn he heard her tell the poltergeist out of the corner of her mouth, ‘It unscrews the other way.’”