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For kids ages 8 to 13
"Evolution: How We and All Living Things Came to Be" by
Daniel Loxton, 2010
An award winning kids book about evolution was turned down
by several American publishers because it was too
controversial, according to the book's ...read
Why two sexes exist is still unknown (!)
36,000 sexes–but it’s
by D. Saraga REFLEX April 2011, p. 79-81
“For evolutionary biologists, the existence of males and
females is in many ways paradoxical. … The question of
differentiation at the individual level still remains. Why
do most animals have individuals that are either male or
female instead of both?” and “The presence of sexes prevents
Men More Evolved?
shopping centre builds 'car park for women'
city of Iksan in Jeollabuk-do (Korea) has created "pink line
parking" for women drivers in public parking lots. The "pink
lines", painted pink, are 2.5 meters wide rather than the
standard 2.3, offering aid to women drivers unskilled at
Selection for Cultural displays (G. Miller's model)
Men: either very clever or really stupid - Telegraph
Only men can be geniuses... but there are far more stupid men than women
- Daily Mail
Does Sex Make a Difference?
By L. Bren FDA Consumer magazine Vol. 39, N 4 July-August 2005.
Taking Sex Differences Seriously
by S. E. Rhoads
Are Men Smarter Than Women? By M. vos
Are Men Smarter Than Women?
By D. Tyree. Andalusia
Remarks at NBER Conference on Diversifying the Science & Engineering
Workforce By L. Summers January 14, 2005
Summers' remarks on women draw fire
Boston Globe January 17, 2005
"Are Men Necessary?"
By M. Dowd 2005
Minds of Boys: Saving Our Sons from Falling behind in School and Life
by M. Gurian and K. Stevens (Sept., 2005)
Boys and Girls Learn Differently: A Guide For Teachers and Parents
By M. Gurian with P. Henley and T. Trueman
Enough. Fall issue of Ms. magazine Oct 2009 p. 16
Abstinence only education did not work July 20 2009
The End of Abstinence-Only May 07 2009
Does Obamacare discriminate against men?
"if you do a search in the health care bill there is not one mention of
and are over 40 mentions of ‘breast'" [and what should be a politically
Researchers: Body parts
aren't only differences between sexes By L. Tanner
and “men’s” work
A mother's work is never done, moving in and out of workforce By S. Allman
women make better managers? By
J. L. Krotz
Sexism Among Spies By Lyric Wallwork Winik Parade Magazine (July 29, 20,
Other Forms of Sexuality
Tinky Winky is Gay?
In 1999 a Christian evangelical
fundamentalist J. Falwell alleged that the
character was a "gay role model". He warned parents that
Tinky Winky could be a hidden homosexual symbol, because "he
is purple, the gay pride color, and his antenna is shaped
like a triangle: the gay pride symbol".
'Gay Tinky Winky bad for children' <
Poland targets 'gay' Teletubbies <
and Ernie are Gay?
“Axe This Gay Sesame Pals” Daily Mirror 25 Jan., 1994,
“Are Bert and Ernie Gay?” The New York Times. 6 Feb., 1994,
Rev. J. Chambers called for the
characters to be banned.
SpongeBob SquarePants supports homosexuality?
Ed Vitagliano (Mississippi-based American Family
Association) critisized pro-tolerance music video for kids,
featuring scores of their TV heroes ranging from the Muppets
to SpongeBob SquarePants: "… [video] reveals that one of the
[cultural] differences being celebrated is homosexuality."
Spongebob, Muppets, Sister Sledge writer suffer criticism <
Has Two Mommies:
10th Anniversary Edition (Alyson Wonderland) By L. Newman
“And Tango Makes Three”
By J. Richardson and P. Parnell Simon & Schuster Children's
Publishing, June 2005
and Meesha My Boy: A Two Mom Story
By K. Taylor Considine.
Gay penguin book shakes up Illinois school By J.
Suhr, Associated Press
Shiloh parents want book blocked By A. Leventis ST.
LOUIS POST-DISPATCH 11/16/2006
game (London, Ontario)
Ancient Greeks balls it up by D. MacLeod
Boys told no standing to urinate. 'It is a human right not
to have to sit down like a girl'
Dinosaurs on the Ark By Lyric Wallwork Winik Parade Magazine
(July 29, 20, 2007)
Science, politics, ideology, evolution
Most scientists in this country [US] are Democrats. That's a
problem. [Is it?]
A Pew Research Center Poll from July 2009 showed that only
around 6 percent of U.S. scientists are Republicans; 55 percent are Democrats, 32 percent are independent,"
Ideological self-rating among scientists: 52% - liberal, 35%
- moderate and 9% - conservative.