cw: assault, rape, sexism, mental health
and why we need to start raising boys the same as girls.
I’m here to yet again affirm my point that we should not only be furthering education for women to feel shameless and accepted, but we desperately need to be teaching boys.
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Growing up I spent my weekends at home with my mother who would reminisce the days of her childhood by marathoning episodes of the 1960s TV show, That Girl on our DVD player. Little did I really know, was that one of my mother’s favorite childhood shows had changed the future of TV forever, and all the shows I watched when I was a kid would have never been the same without “That Girl.”
In my sophomore year of college I took a course called “The Philosophy of Feminism.” Many or perhaps nearly all of the texts we read had been written by baby-boom era liberal white feminist philosophers.
I have no inherent problems or objections with reading these texts, however my only argument against this method of teaching is the lack of diversity in both the authors and their ideas.