Hacking at the roots of sexism: Confronting sexist language

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As a language instructor and activist, I often look at how language can help grassroots movements and change culture.  Many people don’t know that language can be used as a tool to change culture and attitudes.  Below is a discussion … Continue reading

Why father/daughter dances are a bad idea

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Every February, my school’s PTA puts on a father/daughter dance (at the school).  Even though my daughter always elects to go, I’ve never really liked the idea and here’s why. Pressure to attend Anytime the school puts on an event, … Continue reading