Can a Woman be a Guru? – “Women in Spirituality” Series | Sadhguru

Can a Woman be a Guru? – “Women in Spirituality” Series | Sadhguru

(Questioner): Some female spiritual leaders have said that it is better for a woman to seek a female guru. Is it so? (Sadehguru): It’s better? They say that? Ok. (Laughs) Now, one thing if you are still a female or a male it means you are not yet spiritual; and especially if you are still […]

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Transgender from a Spiritual Perspective

Transgender from a Spiritual Perspective

Transgender from a Spiritual Perspective Transgenderism is a condition in which the individual’s gender identity doesn’t match their birth sex. It has been labeled a physiological and psychological condition where the person needs medical intervention to feel at one with their body. Changing the body through hormone replacement therapy and surgery is often the only […]

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Out of Place: The Trans Chinese Community Fighting for Gender Equality (Part 2)

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Stanford student studies the monstrous feminine in medieval literature

Stanford student studies the monstrous feminine in medieval literature

Stanford University. As an undergrad I had probably the greatest opportunity in my life to look at the Exeter manuscript, which is one of the only four Old English poetic codices. My honors thesis looks at images of the monstrous-feminine in Old English verse. The monstrous-feminine, as distinct from female monsters, is any monster whose […]

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How to Improve Gender-Based Cross-Cultural Communication – Gabrielle Lamourelle

How to Improve Gender-Based Cross-Cultural Communication – Gabrielle Lamourelle

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This Mexican and Filipino Extravagant Wedding Combined Two Cultures | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

This Mexican and Filipino Extravagant Wedding Combined Two Cultures | World Wide Wed | Refinery29

We all went to Catholic school growing up. Catholicism was what we did. This is Keith. That’s Sara. They met in law school and now they’re getting married. Sara’s and Keith’s personalities are like ying and yang; they just compliment each other. Any strength on one side is balanced off by the other side. For […]

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The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

The Handmaids Tale Part 1: Crash Course Literature #403

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course Literature and last week we wrapped up our discussion of George Orwell’s 1984. Lately here at Crash Course, we’ve been a bit preoccupied with dystopias — which is to say, imagined futures where things have gone horribly wrong. You know, as opposed to the present. I’ve always […]

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How to Say “Mother” in Chinese | How To Say Series | ChinesePod

How to Say “Mother” in Chinese | How To Say Series | ChinesePod

Hi! I’m Shirley. I’m going to show you how to say “Mother” in Chinese. “Mother” 母 亲 mǔ qīn 母 亲 mǔ qīn 母 (mǔ) means “female” 亲 (qīn) means “to be close in a relationship” or “to be close biologically” So, 母 亲 mǔ qīn is someone who is a “female” and “close to […]

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The Dark Side Of Harajuku Style You Haven’t Seen Yet | Style Out There | Refinery29

The Dark Side Of Harajuku Style You Haven’t Seen Yet | Style Out There | Refinery29

This is so cute but what does it say? I want to die. I want to die? Oh. While I’d never been afraid to take a few risks in the name of fashion, there’s a new style popping up in Tokyo that’s, frankly, a little scary. In Japan, conformity and rigidity inform everything, from social […]

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Why was Pink for Boys and Blue for Girls?

Why was Pink for Boys and Blue for Girls?

Why was pink for boys and blue for girls? And did you know that young boys used to wear dresses? Pink for boys and blue for girls used to be the fashion rule. But when did that switch? And when did young boys stop wearing dresses? If you want some to hear something a little […]

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