Gender

by / on February 12, 2017 at 10:05 pm / in Aging, Body, Education, Gender, Health, Women's issues

Female Heart Attacks: Symptoms and Life Saving Advice

An ER nurse says this is the best description of a woman having a heart attack that she has ever heard. Please read, pay attention, and SHARE……….

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by / on December 6, 2014 at 8:12 pm / in Art, Body, Celebrities, Culture, Current Events, Editorials, Entertainment, Gender, Prejudice, Psychology

White Supremacy, Reality TV, and The African-American Woman

The history of African-American women in America is one in which there has been much joy and a lot of pain. It is not easy being a woman in this society, particularly an African-American woman because they have three strikes against them. They are women, strike one. They belong to a class that is associated with poverty and welfare, strike two. […]

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by / on April 10, 2014 at 9:07 am / in Education, Gender, Philosophy, Sexuality, Society

A Youth Movement Against Homophobia: Get REAL

Dear readers of TabooJive, It is my pleasure to re-introduce Get REAL! (TabooJive featured a previous project of ours on their page a few years back) We are a Canadian non-profit and our mission is to empower university and college students across the country to speak to high school and middle school students about unlearning homophobia and embracing everyone, regardless […]

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by / on April 6, 2014 at 1:35 pm / in Education, Entertainment, Facebook Fan pages, Gender, Media, Sexuality

Lizzy the Lezzy

Originally created by Ruth Selwyn in 2006, Lizzy the Lezzy is an animated, stand-up comedian who entertains “muff munchers,” educates followers, and calls out homophobia from around the world. Utilizing humor to attract a majority of Lizzy’s audience, the creators have put together an entire archive of videos, each one with a different theme, for followers and fans to watch […]

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 4:48 am / in Body, Culture, Gender, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Sexuality, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

No One is Born a Man

Will I ever be a real man? I can feel my breasts moving inside my binder, rubbing together, I feel so uncomfortable. I struggle to breathe. I close my eyes to clear my head but then I fear someone may hurt me.

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by / on August 29, 2013 at 6:29 pm / in Body, Gender, Media, Prejudice, Sexuality, Society

Transgender, Media Ignorance and Suicide

Via: Zoe Creasey Growing up, I’ve always known the best way to get through life is to treat others in the same way you would want to be treated yourself. Like Ellen Degeneres says: “be kind to one another”. Its a fairly simple and straightforward logic that every human being should have within them. Which is why it makes me […]

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by / on July 8, 2013 at 10:49 am / in Body, Country, Culture, Editorials, Education, Gender, Sexuality, Society, Women's issues

Educate Not Shame

Slut-shaming is one of the many tools used by American society to embarrass women who are sexually active and have the nerve to actually enjoy sex. Whether by choice or force, women who have sex are ridiculed in cruel and demeaning ways. Example: Cassidy Goodson. Cassidy is a young girl who last year was charged as an adult in the […]

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by / on June 28, 2013 at 11:35 am / in Culture, Editorials, Gender, Philosophy, Relationships, Sexuality, Society

Trauma, Sex and Bi Women

Authored by: Shiri Eisner * Trigger warning: explicit discussion of sexual harassment and sexual violence. Imagine a 14-year-old girl, just beginning her 9th grade. Her classmates know that she’s bisexual – she’s told them about it, assuming that (like her) everyone else is also accepting. But when she walks the hallways of her school, she often hears the word “lesbo” […]

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by / on June 27, 2013 at 10:59 pm / in Body, Country, Current Events, Gender, Government, Health, Politics, Women's issues

More Than Meets The Eye

When I was 17 and my parents told me we were moving to the United States of America I didn’t quite know how to react to that piece of news, but when they told me we were moving to Texas the reaction was immediate: dread. I thought that people here still rode horses around the streets or they were not […]

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by / on May 12, 2013 at 12:10 pm / in Culture, Gender, Philosophy, Prejudice, Relationships, Religion, Sexuality, Society

Bisexuality, Sin and Self-destruction

By: Valarie Clark Why is it that over 40% of bisexual people have considered suicide?  The answer is a complex one, and I do not intend to speak for all bisexuals when I tell you a little of my own story.  I can speak to a few of the reasons that will resonate with folks who have been raised in a […]

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