It's International Women's Day, and the theme for this year is #EachforEqual. THE IWD website has this to say about this year's theme: "An equal world is an enabled world. Individually, we're all responsible for our own thoughts and actions - all day, every day. We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden … Continue reading International Women’s Day #EachforEqual
It's easy to think of feminism as something that's solely about boosting up the status of women. I would argue, though, that feminism is something that can lift us all up. Gender stereotypes Feminist beliefs may be enacted in different ways, but at its core feminism recognizes how women have been disadvantaged by traditional gender … Continue reading Why feminism helps all of us
In this series, I dig a little deeper into the meaning of psychological terms. This week's term: sex vs. gender While the terms sex and gender are often used interchangeably, they actually have distinct meanings. The distinction between the two was first proposed by a sexologist in the 1950s, and it is now recognized by … Continue reading What is… sex vs. gender?
Check out this article I wrote on Psyche about how social beliefs around gender affect how we look at mental health and illness. https://psyche.media/the-gendering-of-mental-health