|A science text talks about roosters using courting moves to coax hens into submission to copulation.|
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Interesting how supposedly “neutral” science is so skewed towards seeing male dominance and female submission.
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Since he won’t be getting any without her cooperation, wouldn’t it be more appropriate to say roosters use their courting moves to coax hens into providing permission for copulation?
|Men are composers.|
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Women are singer-songwriters.
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Men are artistes – they are virtuosos and professionals.
Women doing the same thing are dilettantes – they have crafts and hobbies.
|According to a study done by Salary.com, a full-time stay-at-home mom works 96 hours/week.|
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A working mom can expect to put-in nearly 100 hours per week.
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A woman’s options:
Worked to death regardless of her choice.
Go to a war museum and check-out those uniforms!
Gold frills, lace, chains, high collars picked-out in precious metals, silk scarves, silver and mother of pearl buttons, bright colours!
Poufy feathers on even poufier hats, spiffy high black leather boots with higher heels, slinky riding crops!
Bejewelled weapons, tight pants, ornate jackets. More recently, dashing khaki, and sexy camouflage, expertly tailored to reveal manly bulges.
All littered with pendants, ribbons, tiny embroidered or enamelled flags and stars, and of course, lots of shiny medals.
The macho military male has been the Mr. Dress-Up of history.
Yet men whine about women and their obsession with fashion.
For a visual feast of male pouffery, you may wish to look at this book …
Visual Encyclopedia of Military Uniforms Paperback – Sept. 19 2011
|The only biological function females cannot perform is impregnation. The only biological functions males cannot perform are pregnancy and nursing.|
There are no other activities you can name which are exclusively female or exclusively male.
Any other attribute branded as masculine or feminine is just a trait in a strait jacket.
About the Author
Odera O’Gonuwe is a 20-year-old who lives in the Midwest. She’s been writing since she was 2 years old and has been published since 2015. She’s currently studying informatics. She hopes to one day be a successful tech entrepreneur while holding an illustrious writing career.
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Books by Odera O’Gonuwe
Akuko Iro is a reimagination of three traditional Igbo fables. ‘How the Turtle Cracked His Back’ shows how the renowned trickster, Turtle, was punished for his gluttony and greed. ‘Why Humans have a Curved Back’ is a story about a young girl, Ugomma, who learns the important lesson: substance is more important than beauty. ‘Why the Sun and Moon Live in the Sky’ is a creation story that explains how the sky, as we know it, came to be.
What is life through the eyes of a child? Before one reaches that pivotal age and ascends into their 20’s. The end of innocence. These are the eighty-one lessons of life that I have learned in my short time. The final observations before leaving the teenage years. A collection of poems exploring race, gender, youth, womanhood, and other social structures. Life. As it is.
Ndidi, Mohammed, Bianca, and Michael are unalike in many ways. The four teenagers are thrown together one summer to film a documentary on race and identity in the current political climate. Together, they forge a bond and break barriers as they learn from each other and grow. Just Like a Caucasian gives a poignant perspective on race relations and a glimpse of how to navigate these polarized waters.
One year has passed since Cinderella married her prince, but the time has come for the evil stepmother, Lady Rayne, to atone for her sins. She is judged and convicted guilty in the eyes of the court and the people. Banished from the kingdom, far away from all things familiar, she decides to take charge of her destiny. In her crusade for the truth she unweaves a web of dark secrets and harrowing deception spun by the princess at the helm of the mighty kingdom. Unwittingly, she fuels revolution, and leads a roar for change. Though, truth is on her side, the other forces refuse to capitulate, and the clashing sides fight until only one remains.
In the first novel of the After Ever series, the familiar story of Cinderella is turned on its head. Maybe the wicked stepmother is not so evil after all?
A whole group of oppressed human beings is crying out to you in their pain, in their distress, “We can’t breathe!”
“So many of you are asking: What can I do? There is a sense of helplessness, but that must not paralyze us. Your voice matters, especially when you are a leader or influential figure, and especially if you are white. Leaders have to be bold enough to state the obvious and call out racism.
“The conversation can no longer be avoided because it is hard. We have to have it. Now.”
(President, Toronto Raptors)