Dead Wild Roses: Feminist Quote of the Day

“Unless we accept that women are biologically programmed to engage in beauty practices, then they need to be understood as cultural practices that are required of women.  All practices required of one sex class rather than the other should be examined for their political role in maintaining male dominance. “ -From Beauty and Misogyny:Harmful Cultural ...

Dead Wild Roses: Quote (paragraph?) of the Day – Dee Graham on “Societal Stockhome Syndrome”

  ” In Loving to Survive she makes an analogy between femininity and the behaviour of hostages om situations of captivity and threat that has been named Stockholm syndrome.  She explains that the idea of Stockholm syndrome comes from a hostage situation in Stockholm in which it because clear that hostages, instead of reacting with ...