Gender stereotypes are limiting our sons and our daughters

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.

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You must write immediately and do all you can to console me in it, make it rich as a draft of poppies to intoxicate me, write the softest words and kiss them that I may at least touch my lips where yours have been.

feel really bad, thought it said draft of poopies


Emotion and expressing emotion are human traits. Don’t rob boys of their humanity. @zellieimani


this show is so important to me


this show is so important to me


when ur parents go out food shopping



thomas what the fuck is your damage


you’ve been hit by

you’ve been struck by




i love conspiracy theories bc at first you think they’re utter bullshit but then you start reading these crackpot articles and suddenly you’re convinced Obama is actually a reptilian overlord and the moon landing was faked

I think you mean “start watching Fox News”

Dumbledore is sick of your bullshit games Harry

Just got this email, this is just pathetic now

Just got this email, this is just pathetic now


Project for my Social Psych class last semester. This poster series was created to 1) challenge these internalized stereotypes by bringing them to the viewer’s attention and 2) expand the range of role models by including a diverse group of women. Each poster follows the same basic pattern: a woman who has demonstrated her competency in a particular area refutes the stereotype that appears above her in the form of “Girls can’t …”. While the posters target girls ranging from children to young adults, I expect the message would also cause people outside that demographic to question their own beliefs about women and power.  I designed each aspect of the posters with several principles of social psychology in mind:

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okay what the fuck is happening in america


is it literally just old white men shooting black teenagers and not getting convicted because they say they were a bit spooked

is that genuinely the situation

Why can’t they see the problem here