Cheatsheets for Allies:
Disrupting Internalized Sexism
and Men’s Oppression

When you were born, someone decided whether you were female or male. Which biological category you were placed in probably had something to do with your anatomy. But biology was just the beginning. Being raised male or raised female means you...

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Why Women Hurt Women: Understanding and Overcoming Internalized Sexism

by Steve Bearman & Marielle Amrhein

(Originally published as Girls, Women, and Internalized Sexism: chapter 8 of the book Internalized Oppression: The Psychology of Marginalized Groups, edited by E.J.R. David. If you like this chapter, please...

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Don’t Trust Your Feelings: Somatics and the Pre/Trans Fallacy

It’s easy for counselors, and the people we counsel, to get stuck in our heads. Counseling as we know it originated as “the talking cure”. Over the generations, counselors have discovered how to use dialogue as a powerful medium for facilitating...

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