Japanese Minister Fending Brickbats for Derogatory Reference to Women
Hakuo Yanagisawa, the Health minister of Japan came in for a lot of criticism this week when he used the phrase’ birth-giving machines’ in the context of describing women//.
The minister was airing his views on his country’s declining birth rate at a local political meeting last Saturday, whe...
Be a Fan of Special Olympics Georgia athletes and join the Spread the Word to End the Word campaign
...ecial Olympics Georgia announced a new youth-lead effort - Spread the Word to End the Word - 3.31.09, encouraging people to pledge to stop using the derogatory
Tuesday, March 31 will be devoted to educating and raising awareness about individuals with intellectual disabilities and the off...
GO3 Statement Regarding Erroneous Coverage in Star Magazine
GO3 is reviewing its legal options and will vigorously pursue any
organization making false claims and derogatory
statements against its high
quality Omega-3 fish oil products, company employees and business partners.
GO3 offers a line of high quality nutritiona...
Victimization for sexual orientation increases suicidal behavior in college students
...ization than did heterosexual students. Verbal victimization included homophobic statements, hearing others talk about gays, lesbian and bisexuals in derogatory
terms, and being harassed for their sexual orientation. Physical victimization included being physically threatened or assaulted and getting into fig...
Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics
"It would be a lot more productive to do the testing with me rather than against me," he said. "For a federation that size making allegations and derogatory
comments about Paralympics, then the least they can do is give me the opportunity to fight my fight and work with me instead of against me. It's prett...
New Oz Road Safety Campaign Hits Speeding Youngsters Below the Belt
...elt by showing young women wiggling their little fingers at fast riders.
The New South Wales Roads and Traffic Authority decided to go for the derogatory
gesture which traditionally means a small penis, because they thought it would be more effective than showing gory mishaps.
Apparently, there ...
Men and Women Change Attitudes to Sex When in an Intimate Relationship
...h multiple partners. Whereas a woman feels freer to engage in sex within a relationship than outside of one because she runs less risk of being called derogatory
names and being viewed negatively by a larger society.
The study involved 219 women and 161 men in an introductory psychology course at UF. Th...
Sex – Three Hundred Years Ag
... and were clearly intended for groups of men to read together, with one asking the questions and the others answering them."
Much of the work is derogatory
in its references to women. They are subordinates, courtesans, prostitutes, carriers of venereal disease and bearers of deformed children. "When men w...
Study Finds Many Older Women Also Victims of Partner Violence
About 18 percent reported sexual or physical abuse and 22 percent were the victims of psychological abuse, including being threatened, called derogatory
names or having their behavior controlled by their partner.
The psychological abuse experienced by women in this study was not minor, Bonomi sai...