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Feminity

Why I'm Cool With Not Being 'Girly'

Odelia Kaly | Posted 07.31.2013 | Teen
Odelia Kaly

Do my androgynous tendencies -- short hair, near exclusion of pink in my wardrobe, very little makeup, unshaved legs -- imply that I am actively aspiring to look like a teenage boy? Not in the least bit.

Turning Boys Into Men: 4 Ways to Expand Your Son's "Boy Power"

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 06.30.2012 | Parents
Dr. Peggy Drexler

We as a culture have held fast to the idea that we need to protect the boundaries between male and female. This is wrong, and even dangerous. Instead, we need to be reframing the discussion, and asking: What makes a boy a boy?

The Beijing Olympics and Chinese Women

Hongmei Li | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hongmei Li

The contradictions in the way Chinese women are portrayed for the Olympics symbolizes the confusion and complexities of what Chinese femininity means in a globalizing world.