The Pink Dragon is Female: Halloween Costumes and Gender Markers

“The marketing illustrations for children’s Halloween costumes remains largely anchored in traditional gender roles, images, and symbols. The symbolic representations of gender contained within Halloween costumes may, along with specific costume titles, refurbish stereotypical notions of what women/girls and men/boys are capable of doing within the realm of their imaginations.” Adie Nelson Although the term... Continue Reading →

Men and Women: Mind and Body

“You know guys just sort of think you're stupid. Sure, I get a lot of attention being blonde and female, but what society really thinks of women is that intelligence doesn’t even figure in. Just body and face. For men, it’s the money they make, not how they look. It’s his job that counts.”  “Our culture... Continue Reading →

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