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“‘It can impact all children in different ways in terms of the language we use, calling children “streetwise”, for example. However, there is something specific and unique which happens to Black children and this form of adultification is dehumanising.’”
The Longer the Race, the Stronger We Get (Meaghen Brown, Outside)
[CN: some gender essentialism] From the article: “Last summer, Lael Wilcox became the first woman to win the Trans Am, a 4,300-mile unsupported cycling sufferfest from Oregon to Virginia. She completed the route in just over 18 days after passing Greek rider Steffen Streich in the middle of the final night. (When she caught him, Streich proposed that they ride together to the finish. Her response: ‘No way, it’s a race.’)”
Ukraine coverage shows gender roles are changing on the battlefield and in the newsroom (Kristin Skare Orgeret and Bruce Mutsvairo, The Conversation)
[UK: war] From the article: “At a first glance, reports from the war in Ukraine seem to reinforce these gender stereotypes: the endless flow of women and children leaving their country, while men between the ages of 18 and 60 stay behind to fight. On closer inspection, much of the news coverage from the war in Ukraine shows the changing gender roles in war.”
(Links this week from Jenny, Holly and Lissy of The F-Word team.)
Photo of bluebells in a forest by Brian Hamill on Unsplash and shared under the Unsplash Licence. It shows a magpie perched on a bare branch.