The debate about Barbie’s influence on children’s body image is one that goes back years, but the most recent argument in favour of the doll seems like one of the weakest ones yet; Kim Culmone, vice president of design for Barbie at Mattel, has stated that the proportions of the doll’s body are the way they are to make her easier to dress.
Posts Tagged ‘ Stereotypes ’
If the title of this post puzzled you, it’s possible you haven’t been treated to The Hairpin’s famous Women Laughing Alone With Salad post from 2011. Others in the genre include Women Struggling To Drink Water (also The Hairpin) and Ladies Lounging (Uncomfortably) With Laptops.
Hi, it’s Ciardubh here. When I’m not writing articles for Gaelick, I spend a lot of my time being an art student. Actually, I’ve spent nearly all my time for the last six years being an art student. It’s a time-consuming business. Most of being an artist revolves around spending hours by yourself swearing […]
Reading what the Niamhs have had to say on Gaelick the last few days finally got me motivated to start writing about something I feel quite strongly about; the ways people are perceived because of their appearances and the affect this can have on social interaction, especially when it comes to sexuality.
A gay male friend of mine told me a couple of months ago that I was a real femme. I was shocked. I told my straight friends and they thought it was hilarious.
On a recent trip to a well-known gay bar in Dublin, I witnessed the door staff turning away three well-dressed young women from their establishment stating ‘’It’s not your night lads’’.
Since reading all about Malaysia targeting children for “gay cures” and the “signs” that your little boy is gay, I thought there should be a proper list compiled of things to look for if you suspect the gal in your life is a lesbian
Last week BBC3 aired the documentary ‘I Woke Up Gay’ where Chris Birch explained how a stroke had altered his sexuality.