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Create a Wordle using the text in the thoughts column of the chart.net/ . Women on the other hand are expected to stay home and tend their children. Use this Wordle to aid in your responses to the questions below. This has been real even foe countries like the United States and England. food. they cannot go outside without their husband’s agreement and they are not even counted as citizens hence they have no say politically speaking (Macionis.er depict ed a black Disney charac ter and water melon flavor.wordle.5). . as the 21st century folds. At least 90% of men work outside their homes to be able to provide for their families. Click on Create Your Own. Those were in the 1900’s and today. 2012. pp. clothing and education. There have been attempts to change women’s status in the society and most of it did not succeed. shelter. Go to the Wordle website http://www. Write a paper answering the following questions in 150 to 350 words each: • What has been the status of women in the United States throughout history? History has been showcasing the difference between men and women and this has been apparent in every country for the past decades and centuries.
today women are now also serving as the bread winners of their families leaving some husbands to do mother stuffs and while staying at home with their children. women has to remember that they are their father’s property and once married. they become their husband’s property but today. the United States on the other hand seems to be having a hard time dealing with it. even marriage cannot put down a woman’s blooming career.the difference between men and women can be no longer distinguished. women are just considered as properties of men. If before. Standards are now no longer what they seem to be 100 years ago and today women hold power that most men dreams off (Macionis.S. 2012. pp.90). The citizens of the Untied States now believe and expecting that every men and women are the same hence a small instance of showing indifference means big problem. • What is the status of women in the U. today? Due to changes happening around the world. With the equality looming around in every country for both genders. Although there hasn’t been a woman leader in the United States. the Untied States are now more open to changes and opportunities as well as equality among the genders. there have been polls saying that . There might be some connection though between the powers of women in more developed countries than those in poorer ones because they are still dominated by men in their countries where hard labor is known. Before.
men are set the rules. they cannot be bend and they are the one giving orders. 2007). On the other hand. 2012. When defines and described. This characterization of . pp. She could have had the chance to be the first American president after 44 men held the position (Macionis. pp.the result of their poll indicates the people’s belief that there could be a woman great enough to lead their great nation (NORC. they are the leaders. the picture of Hercules which is strong and macho or the picture of Zeus.99). tend to their children and tend to the needs of their men. Every movie we saw or those television characters always depict the leading man on his traditional role.90) • What are some examples of concepts or constructions of masculinity and femininity that you see in society and in media? Masculinity has been associates with so many manly roles like being the provider. the one who cries all the time. As a great example. women’s traditional role includes being soft. One negative connotation though with all the macho image of men is that they are prone of committing crimes due to their aggressive behaviors (Macionis. king of all. 2012. they stay home. Hillary Clinton almost got nominated by her party to be their bet for the Presidential race in 2008 indicating some of the leader’s trust to her even if she is a woman.
bisexual. and transgendered (GLBT) group were out casted and are treated with indifference. This belief has been one of the reasons why lesbians and gays have been discriminated since they were identified in the society as another group (Macionis.182). Religious groups saw this religious problem or a sin and are against their moral judgment. lesbian.women has been changing through the years making them stronger in some movies and characterization. and transgendered (GLBT). • Historically. This is another reason why as early as the 1960's. pp. We normally knew two genders which are male and female hence these people who belongs to the lesbian. This is the result of the unwavering effort of feminist movements to increase the role of the women in the society. 2012. what has been the social status of GLBT people? After revolutionizing the role of women in the society come the LGBT or the gay. there has been discrimination involving . in 1960. bisexual. being a homosexual is not just a sin but is also a curse. the psychological society even included this sexual orientation issue as a part of mental illness disease they have on file and says that these notion is based on the person’s derange mentality. Since it is a mental issue and a mortal sin.
to keep whatever decency they have. there have been changes on the way they are being treated and though there are some who still experiences some bad treatment just like the 1960’s. They were even banned from schools and weren’t accepted to their jobs know had a chance to work. 2012. male.gays and lesbians as if they have real disease that is contagious. gays and lesbians. female. To make it better for the GLBT group. today? Recently. Other states in the US followed the good sample set by .183).S. Being hated or being discriminated still happens yet the power groups created by the GLBT provided them support and opportunities. Hence come the term “closet gay” to describe people who kept their preferences and orientations private and to themselves alone. • What is the status of GLBT people in the U. pp. the state of Massachusetts has announced that it is honoring and allowing same sex marriage in their state making it one of the first state to openly accept the equality between four genders. living and friends they have (Macionis. Gays were not allowed to get military license or to be a part of the military and there were even news of some gays and lesbians losing their job after the big boss finds out about their preferences and orientations.
Jersey, Washington, and California also allowed it on their end. This rule provided the lesbians and gays the right to have a legal union with anyone they desire as long as they are not hurting anyone else making them calls it “family”. Aside from their rights to marry, GLBT group also have their rights to medical assistance, family health care and inheritance rights as provide by the National Conference of State Legislatures (2011). Yet, there are still some states that are firmed with their beliefs that same sex marriage should not be considered although they recognize the fact and the right of the GLBT people (Macionis, 2012, pp.174).
What are some social and political issues relevant to women and GLBT people in the U.S.?
“The Gay Rights Movement” and the “The Feminist Movement” are among the books and letters that chronicle all the issues that the GLBT people have to go through. “The Gay Rights Movement is one of the most successful groups representing the third sex people causing so many changes on the way they are treated in the society today. Massachusetts seems to be the home of the first home of the first gay movement that went popular in the 50’s (Chauncy, 1994). They point out the problems they have been experiencing and
185). R. Social Problems. The movement also fights those groups who throw prejudices and discrimination against them (Macionis. Racial and Ethnic Groups (13th ed. 2012. (2012). gay movements also aim for one thing. T. J.).). Census Edition (4th ed. Just like the feminism group. National Organization for Women . (2012). If everyone is given the right to live their life. Macionis. pp. it means that everyone is expected to respect these rights as dictated by the law.provided options or solutions that they believe would help them as well as the community into accepting them. to be recognized as what they are with their full potentials and to be given the right to do what society considers are normal are doing. References Schaefer. J.
com .now.womensnet.nwhp.org.org Womensnet (South Africa) www.org National Women’s History Project www.www.peacepeople.za Peace People (Northern Ireland) www.
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