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Women, Deciding Plastic Surgery Is Overrated.

By Greenglasses  (booksie.com)

"Societal standards of what sacrifices must be made in the pursuit of beauty affect all women..." (Berman, par. 7).

Essay | Updated Sep 2, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Plastic,Surgery,Women,Media,Stereotypes,Body-image

culture38

Children's Reading And The Gender Debate

By Culture38  (booksie.com)

An article that considers challenging gender stereotypes through children's reading.

Article | Updated Jul 28, 2014 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 0
Tags: Gender,Stereotypes,Primary,School,Children,Reading,Books,Debate,Challenge

Day & Night By Faith

By I Am Me Deal  (booksie.com)

A poem written by me, based on the stereo types and flaws of society. Sort of??

Poetry | Updated Jul 11, 2014 | Reads: 6 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 0
Tags: Day,Night,Comparisons,Society,Stereotypes,Oppression,Fear

I Am Free To Live

By Waqas Baloch  (booksie.com)

this is my first English short story, i wrote in my high school aiming to challenge the stereotypes of gender. Please note that English is my second language, so please comment with exceptions.

Short Story | Updated Jun 18, 2014 | Reads: 27 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 2
Tags: Short,Story Historical,Image,(but,Not,Reality) Challenging,Gender,Stereotypes

When The Bomb Dropped

By Sharonisbetty  (booksie.com)

This piece is about my traumatic experience when I went for a visit to my country in the middle east. Nothing's really been the same since then. A lot of people hate on Arabs because they generalize that we are all terrorists. We are NOT. I honestly don't care if it sounds more like a story than...

Poetry | Updated Feb 3, 2014 | Reads: 23 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 1
Tags: Bomb,Drop,True,Story,War,Middle,East,Stereotypes,Arab,Pride

garrycroft

IT'S NOT GRIM UP NORTH

By Garrycroft  (booksie.com)

WE'RE QUITE CULTURED AND BRIGHT ACTUALLY...IF YOU DON'T MIND!

Poetry | Updated Oct 11, 2013 | Reads: 35 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 9
Tags: Government,Stereotypes,Humour,Real,Life,Unreal

the_anonymous_teenager

Dizzy

By The Anonymous Teenager  (booksie.com)

Drew Wong loves his friend group. It is composed of freshman boys with the exception of Camen, a junior nerd that happens to fit in better with freshman than his own class. They all smoke every weekend and go to rock concerts every month. There is one other exception to this rule-- Dizzy...

Novel | Updated Sep 25, 2013 | Reads: 14 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Teenage,Coming-of-age,Art,Dorks,Stoners,Love,Highschool,Stereotypes

I Guess I'm White

By Brucek  (booksie.com)

some thoughts after watching a comedy routine.

Miscellaneous | Updated Aug 20, 2013 | Reads: 42 | Comments: 3 | Likes: 5
Tags: Black,Latino,White,Stereotypes,Comedy

marylin_margaret

Expectations

By Marylin Margaret  (booksie.com)

The first rant I ever wrote down, even though this goes through my head on a daily basis. Welcome to the life of an introvert who wishes to be anything but one.

Miscellaneous | Updated Jul 3, 2013 | Reads: 21 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
Tags: Journal,Rant,Introvert,Introverts,Thoughts,School,Teenager,Teenagers,Expectations,Life,Stereotypes,Unique

celeste_moons

The Dog Funeral

By Celeste Moons  (booksie.com)

How to make a wonderful dog funeral.

Poetry | Updated Jun 13, 2013 | Reads: 17 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
Tags: Dog,Pets,Death,Funerals,Stereotypes

High Heels

By Grotesquemask  (booksie.com)

just some random thoughts on femininity and the image.

Poetry | Updated May 21, 2013 | Reads: 7 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 2
Tags: Heels,High,Women,Stereotypes,Sexism,Femininity,Female,Image,Advertisement,Style,Modern,Issue,Society,Social

Band Of Misfits

By Ben Eddings  (booksie.com)

Hears to the crazy ones. The misfits. The rebels. The crazy ones. People might see psycho rampagers, but we see genius' getting to work on this world. We call them: The Band of Misfits.

Novel | Updated Apr 1, 2013 | Reads: 5 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Band,Instruments,Secrets,Lies,Humor,Nerds,Emos,Populars,Bass,Guitar,Saxophone,Flute,Trumpet,Stereotypes

All Of These And Everything In Between

By Lauricula  (booksie.com)

I'm not entirely sure what this is about yet. I'll change this the more I write.

Novel | Updated Jan 31, 2013 | Reads: 10 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 3
Tags: Teen,Angst,Depression,Self,Harm,Eating,Disorder,Bully,Perfect,Lesbian,Nerd,Stereotypes

coralie

An American Wasteland: The Briefing

By Coralie  (booksie.com)

Consider this a debate, a discussion, a cry for help, a peaceful riot of sorts, I don't know. Here's an inside eye to the REAL America, through the eyes of someone who hasn't yet experienced a lot of the things that an adult has, someone who hasn't officially joined a religion or political...

Essay | Updated Jan 7, 2013 | Reads: 11 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 6
Tags: America,Debate,Opinions,Discussion,Think,For,Yourself,Comment,Topics,Teenagers,Abortion,Lgbt,Politics,Freedom,Economics,International,Spirituality,Sexuality,Woman

pebblesofwisdom

Hate Is A Very Strong Word

By Pebblesofwisdom  (booksie.com)

For 2013, I promised myself I would attempt to write my first ever novel. This seemed the perfect place to write in chunks when I felt the motivation and the inspiration. I would absolutely love feedback...

Novel | Updated Jan 4, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 2 | Likes: 2
Tags: Modern,Hard-hitting,Young,Romance,Love,Family,Friends,Stereotypes

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