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  • Fri, 22, Sep, 2017 - 5:00:AM

5 Questions: Gender roles harming kids, sports coaches and abuse, white supremacy and women + More

Image: The England National Women's Football Team vs. New Zealand in 2012 / Jon Candy / Wikimedia Commons

1. What happens when rigid gender roles are forced on kids? Increased depression, violence and suicide, for starters.

2. Can we talk about male sports coaches at all levels abusing women? Mark Sampson, the manager of the England National Women's Football Team, has been sacked amid serious allegations of inappropriate conduct.

3. What do you know about white supremacy and women? Surprisingly, it's not all dudes.

4. In what country does raping a 15-year-old only get you home detention? Ours.

5. Who would make rape jokes at a sporting event raising money for breast cancer awareness? Sick boys, that's who.

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  • Gender /
  • Children /
  • Gender Roles /
  • Women /
  • sports /
  • women's sports /
  • Mark Sampson /
  • England National Women's Football Team /
  • Soccer /
  • Football /
  • white supremacy /
  • Misogyny /
  • Sexism /
  • Rape /
  • Sexual Assault /
  • Abuse /
  • Breast Cancer /
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