female stereotypes

Until there is more gender balance among leading roles in entertainment, government and corporate leadership, our sons and daughters will continue to believe the stereotypes perpetuated in the news,  media, and their everyday lives.
I was 28 years old when I filed for divorce and became single again for the first time since I was legally allowed to drink.
I may not be the most self-confident person on the planet, but I am confident enough to know that I am neither basic nor a b*tch.
The girl who'd thrust her hand high in the air when the red planet was offered up to the group claimed Mars. "Why did you want to be Mars?" I asked her afterwards. I was not prepared for her unabashed reply: "I like pink. It was closest to pink."
What action can the porn industry take to empower porn stars suffering (men or women, both during and after their careers) from the negative stereotypes associated with sex work?
The mantra "lean in" has been on women's lips for the last year. But, women still have a problem selling themselves and their talents in the workplace. We discuss what should happen after you ‘lean in’ and why many women don’t make it that far.
Caroline talks about Sheryl Sandberg's "Lean In," which is now headed to the silver screen.
"What we know is that stereotypes are holding women back from leadership roles all over the world ... I've been all over
Figure out what tasks have always caused you to feel inadequate as a woman, and stop letting these outdated notions and unrealistic expectations diminish the satisfaction you get out of all the things you do well.
Growing up, my mother used to say, "A jealous child is an ugly child, and I didn't raise an ugly child."
Stephen Dierks, Madison Moore and Gloria Roheim McRae join Caitlyn to explore the myth that men want sex ALL the time.
So, instead of asking the question, "Can a woman have it all?" we should be asking, "Is there something left to the 'it' when we remove power/money and spouse/babies from the equation?"
This week, Jada Pinkett Smith sounded off at critics who were upset that she would "let" her daughter, Willow Smith, buzz her hair. This incident is sadly emblematic of a culture where women's bodies and identities are open for public dissection.
I looked at the child I thought was Jacob. In a matter of hours he had gone from a baby with thin red hair to a baby with thick, long black hair. His seven pounds had morphed into at least ten. My Scot-Irish son had turned into an Italian. Wow, I thought, They change so fast!
In the popular HBO show Game of Thrones -- and the books on which the series is based -- the female characters include a dastardly queen, an honorable mother and a whore with a heart of gold.
If the video game industry ever wants to be perceived as high art by a larger mainstream culture, it must finally address the institutionalized sexism that has come to define the medium.
I just can't stand the idea of being labeled. Yeah, I know we all do it. It is just an easy way to define people. As I live with paralysis, I realize that labels are more confining than my wheelchair.
Have you always wanted to be a gamine, hippie, or "pink punk girl"? No problem: wikiHow's crowdsourced how-to guides have
"Within a few minutes, I spot a rabbit and make my first kill with the bow and arrow. It's not my usual clean shot through
As an unabashed Bruce Springsteen fan, I've always loved the nuance he brings to his characters. Though he's sometimes portrayed