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The Big Surprise in Murdoch Mysteries: Doctor Grace

****spoilers sweetie****

In the Murdoch Mysteries episode ‘Toronto’s Girl Problem’, we learn that Dr Emily Grace is bisexual. I did not find this a revelation, but several other people I’ve spoken to since have expressed shock – and in one case, dismay. 161 more words

Steampunk Feminist

When Women Thrive Businesses Thrive

When Women Thrive Businesses Thrive (PDF)
Source: Mercer
From press release:

When will women thrive? This is a question with profound implications for businesses striving to establish competitive advantage, because the link between women’s participation in the workforce and economic growth has never been clearer.

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Business And Economics

The Case of Mary’s Decency by Xochitl Alvizo

This post builds on yesterday’s post on Marcella Althaus-Reid’s indecent theology.

In her book, From Feminist Theology to Indecent Theology, Marcella Althaus-Reid states that liberation theology has two dominant characteristics: the familiar ‘preferential option for the poor,’ with its suspicion of class structures and the influence these have on faith and church teachings to perpetuate and preserve its unjust systems of oppression and domination; and  for its praxis of transformation of said unjust systems ( 1,012 more words

General

A Little Indecency with Marcella Althaus-Reid by Xochitl Alvizo

Inspired by the conversation following Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente’s post yesterday, I offer here a little synopsis of Marcella Althaus-Reid’s work in Indecent Theology: Theological Perversion in Sex, Gender, and Politics… 860 more words

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Heteronormativity and Friendships between Women and Men

Heteronormativity screws friendships between women and men up because you rarely see me as another subject standing beside you.

You were taught to see me as an object of your desire, which is always in front of you … to be observed, examined, judged and controlled. 282 more words

Gender And Sexuality