If men could menstruate

But I recognize the fact that we have this ridiculous system of tenure, that the whole thrust of academia is one that values education, in my opinion, in inverse ratio to its usefulness—and what you write in inverse relationship to its understandability.

Men would brag about how long and how much. Generals, right-wing politicians, and religious fundamentalists would cite menstruation "men-struation" as proof that only men could serve God and country in combat "You have to give blood to take blood"occupy high political office "Can women be properly fierce without a monthly cycle governed by the planet Mars?

Gloria Steinem: “If Men Could Menstruate”

If men could menstruate can imagine right-wing women agreeing to all these arguements with a staunch and smiling masochism. So what would happen if suddenly, magically, men could menstruate and women could not?

That is, until she explained that, when finally informed in whispers of the obvious event, she said to the all-male audience, "and you should be proud to have a menstruating woman on your stage.

The organization works to increase communication between women and connect the public with forms of women-based media. Daley that he control the rampaging police and the bloodshed in the streets.

But I never could! Whatever a "superior" group has will be used to justify its superiority, and whatever and "inferior" group has will be used to justify its plight.

Gloria Steinem

The answer is clear - menstruation would become an enviable, boast-worthy, masculine event: We made a good showing. Both have resisted pandering to the right, something that sets them apart from any Republican candidate, including John McCain.

We are really talking about humanism. Menopause would be celebrated as a positive event, the symbol that men had accumulated enough years of cyclical wisdom to need no more. And so would movies.

Sex and race because they are easy and visible differences have been the primary ways of organizing human beings into superior and inferior groups and into the cheap labor on which this system still depends.

Of course, intellectuals would offer the most moral and logical arguements. One can imagine traditional women agreeing to all arguments with a staunch and smiling masochism.

If we let them. Black me were given poorly paid jobs because they were said to be "stronger" than white men, while all women were relegated to poorly paid jobs because they were said to be "weaker. We are talking about a society in which there will be no roles other than those chosen or those earned.If Men Could Menstruate.

By Gloria Steinem, Ms. Magazine, October A white minority of the world has spent centuries conning us into thinking that white skin makes a. Critical Analysis of "If Men Could Menstruate- A Political Fantasy" The issue at hand in the article "If Men Could Menstruate" is the question of what would the world be like, and how would it be different from the present, if women no longer menstruated and men did.

Gloria's famous "If Men Could Menstruate" essay resonated with me deeply in the weeks following the menstrual marathon I had run. In my preparation to many different reporters and publications, I did a lot of research on what work had been done to combat period stigma, both in the developed world and in developing nations.

A. If Men Could Menstruate by Gloria Steinem.

Critical Analysis of "If Men Could Menstruate- A Political Fantasy".

Living in India made me understand that a white minority of the world has spent centuries conning us into thinking a white skin makes people superior, even though the only thing it really does is make them more subject to ultraviolet rays and wrinkles.

If Men Could Menstruate,Ms. magazine, humorous article by Gloria Steinem. So what would happen if suddenly, magically, men could menstruate and women could not? Clearly, menstruation would become an enviable, worthy, masculine event: Men would brag about how long and .

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