A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies
Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home t...
Casual sex
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Feminist literary criticism
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Matriarchy
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Patriarchy
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Sexual revolution
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Sexualization
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Fallen woman
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A Country That You Might Not Expect Is Undergoing A Sexual Revolution
Much like its politics and economics, Myanmar’s social conventions are evolving, pitting modern attitudes toward relationships and sexuality against traditional norms. Some women are challenging stric...
Hanging With The Girl-Kings Of One Of The World's Only Matriarchies
Mawlynnong isn't like the rest of India, or the rest of the world for that matter. Tucked into the jungle of the northeast Indian state of Meghalaya, on the border of Bangladesh, the village is home t...
Feminism and the Oedipus complex
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Feminist technoscience
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The Sex Party
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Matrifocal family
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Joos Maternal Dynasty
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Kyriarchy
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Good Wife's Guide
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International Women's Year
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Feminist Approaches to Bioethics
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Superwoman (sociology)
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