9 Videos for Exploring Gender Stereotypes and Gender Roles
Messages about what it means to be masculine or feminine, a man or a woman, a boy or a girl…
Shaping Youth
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The Shaping Youth blog focuses on the influence of media and marketing on kids. With categories like “Body Image,” “Damaging…
Pigtail Pals & Ballcap Buddies Blog
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Created by parent, author, businesswoman and advocate Melissa Atkins Wardy, this blog offers insights, tips and more for parents, citizens…
Solutionary Spotlight: Taking Back Halloween Costumes for Women and Girls
Every year as the consumerism machine cranks out more stuff in anticipation of Halloween, the blogosphere and selected news outlets…
Humane Educator’s Toolbox: Representations of Gender in Advertising (video)
It’s common to see ads depicting women wearing little or nothing, posed in ways that are provocative, submissive, objectified, or…
Why We Need Humane Education: Inappropriate Halloween Costume Round-Up
Image courtesy magnetbox via Creative Commons. Yes, today is Halloween in the U.S. (Happy Halloween!) and most everyone has already…
Sexy, Inc.: Our Children Under the Influence
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In Sexy, Inc.: Our Children Under Influence (35 min, in French and English) Canadian filmmaker Sophie Bissonnette looks at the hypersexualization…
Miss Representation
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Miss Representation (89 min) exposes and challenges mainstream media and culture’s portrayal of women and girls. As the website says,…
On Our Must-See List: “Miss Representation”
We can’t recommend it yet since we haven’t seen it, but definitely on IHE’s must-see list is the documentary Miss…
Humane Education Activity: What Do Halloween Costumes Say?
Image courtesy of San Diego Shooter via Creative Commons. Skim through the Halloween costume stores or catalogs, and you’ll find…
Why We Need Humane Education: Helping Kids, Parents Sabotage the Sexualization of Girls
Image courtesy of lorenkerns via Creative Commons. We’ve written about the increasing sexualization of girls before, but especially when you…
Humane Issues in the News…
Each week we post links to news about humane education & humane living, and items connected to humane issues, from…