Tag: Sexism

What is the effect of regressive social policies during extended national crises like the #COVID19 pandemic on voting patterns?

Threat to national survival: sexual prejudice in times of COVID 19 prejudice in Poland — Psychology @ Goldsmiths


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We have good news for once! Conservative regressive social policies propagated during times of national crisis, like the #COVID19 pandemic, backfire and cause the electorate to turn against the governments pushing them. Maybe there is hope for the 2022 election. Maybe.

‘Get a Weapon’ — A Story of Deployment, Sexual Harassment, and Sexism from The Atlantic


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We need to develop everyday empathy with the people we encounter in our daily lives. That is to have a better understanding of their experience and our contributions to it.

This is a reblogged story of a woman’s experience working in Iraq shortly after the fall of Baghdad. It helped me understand the constant corrosive nature of sexism on women, which can easily be extended to the constant corrosive nature of racism on PoC’s.

Meme: #YouAreYourVote


Our democracy is a binary winner take all choice. You helped a candidate win by voting for her or a candidate who didn’t have a chance or you voted for the loser. You own your vote. You own her policies, laws, and governing style. #YouAreYourVote

The Effects of Mere Exposure to Hate Speech

Hate Begets Hate


Why shouldn’t we be telling racist, xenophobic, misogynist jokes? Trump and the transphobic panic is making the USA a much more dangerous and harsher place to live. Prejudice Norm Theory explains why.

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