Searching for Gender Equality

Posted in Identity

This series explores gender inequality and its many forms, from sexism in school and the media to judgements faced by women in power.

“The Bitch Dichotomy” is prevalent even in our modern world. This phenomenon restricts women from pursuing positions of power and leadership roles.

The world of video gaming is not exempt from objectification and exclusion of female gamers. Many women who participate in gaming are subjected to misogyny, physical threats, and antagonism.

In our own school community, it’s argued that the dress code creates double standards that target women and their clothing choices, giving in to the tired and overused “boys will be boys” expectation.