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. Feminist beliefs may be enacted in different ways, but at its core feminism recognizes how women have been disadvantaged by traditional gender roles, stereotypes, … 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