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For this saturday we send just love ❤ to die the #Patriarchy #b2707. Take the streets 💋 #denglisch. 😉 #ElGouana #Egypt #ISM # <- 🙋‍♂️ Fightforourrights 🙅🧚 #solidarity & #queer #feminism 💯

[...] APA’s new Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Boys and Men strive to recognize and address these problems in boys and men while remaining sensitive to the field’s androcentric past. Thirteen years in the making, they draw on more than 40 years of research showing that traditional masculinity is psychologically harmful and that socializing boys to suppress their emotions causes damage that echoes both inwardly and outwardly.

APA’s Guidelines for Psychological Practice With Girls and Women were issued in 2007 and, like the guidelines for men and boys, aim to help practitioners assist their patients despite social forces that can harm mental health. Many researchers who study femininity also work on #masculinity: Several contributors to the guidelines for girls and women have also contributed to the new guidelines for boys and men.

‘Though men benefit from patriarchy, they are also impinged upon by #
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I read this screen grab and couldn't believe it - maybe in the 70s or 80s but seriously - in the 21st century - in the US?

Private hospitals can still require spousal consent. Fucking amazing and backwards as fuck.

Although most states no longer have spousal consent laws on the books and any remaining laws may be unconstitutional, sterilization is still difficult to access in a number of states because of other regulations. Some states require waiting periods before a tubal ligation may be performed. Others protect doctors and hospitals from being forced to perform the procedure against their judgment. A doctor or hospital determined to obtain spousal consent before performing a tubal ligation might be protected under these laws, but courts have repeatedly found that tubal ligation does not require spousal consent.

Why not believe in Her? #patriarchy

Directed animated etc. by Nina Paley
Music: "You Gotta Believe" (Norman Whitfield) sung by the Pointer Sisters, circa 1976

Scene for feature-film-in-progress Seder-Masochism
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