The Bank of Costa Rica announced the opening of pink banks for women with the slogan, posted on billboards all over San Jose, "NoWoman Is Complicated." I know where I am geographically, but I think I have fallen out of time to a much earlier century.
Feminism is stepping out of the shadows as many celebrities, intellectuals and politicians heartily and intelligently endorse full human rights for girls and women.It is everywhere on the planted it is happening.
There is a fundamentalist American form of masculinity that is dangerous and misogynist. At the very same time, it is weak and shaky, fragile and demands constant proof in order to Trump more civilized forms.
We who are sighted can be the blindest of all. We can confuse what we see with what is really there, but what we see has to be taught to our eyes/minds. Actually there are monkeys all around us. You just have to learn to see them I will tell you how.
Gender has to be seen in its fullest personal and cultural contexts to be understand and enacted. A new and exciting tool called The Mattering Map makes all this visible wordlessly. On these maps, we can see gender not as a static quality, but as a continuously morphing and changing set of meanings that interact dynamically with every other human experience.