Monthly Archives: March 2013

Where are all the female game developers?

In an earlier post, I examined the rising role of female gamers in the gaming community and the way women are portrayed. One of the comments to this post had an interesting point. “The roles that women are portrayed in are definitely … Continue reading

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Beauty as we Perceive it, Now and Then

I’ve often wondered how and why men see beauty different from one another.  My friends will say that Shakira is hot, while I think she’s not all that good looking.  Why is there a difference in how different men perceive … Continue reading

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Switching Roles

For a long time, a stereotypical family was a stay at home mom who took care of the house and children.  The men, would go out to work and were the “moneymakers” and would come home to a cooked meal … Continue reading

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Marriage and Cohabitation

Marriage has been part of society for thousands of years and there is a form of marriage in every culture. In Merriam-Webster marriage is defined as “the state of being united to a person of the opposite sex as husband … Continue reading

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Is Modern Media Changing Social Norms?

It seems that I’m seeing more and more articles and news updates about how the media is affecting the kids. It’s normally never a good thing. Specifically pertaining to video games and violence. However, I feel like the media of … Continue reading

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Women in the Workplace

Now, I use the term workplace losly here, because in this instance I would like the workplace to represent a military combat role. Recently congress voted to allow women in combat roles in the military, a huge step towards equality … Continue reading

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Modern Slavery- Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the worst forms of violence against women. Also referred to as “Modern Day slavery,” it continues to be one of the fastest increasing criminal industries in the world. Human trafficking is a social problem that … Continue reading

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