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      • Which of the following would you rather talk about/gossip about with your friends?
        • The news
        • Celebrities/famous people
        • Your relationship/someone else’s relationship
        • Your job/people you work with
      To gossip
    • Men & Women the differences between
    • THE FEMALE BRAIN Which brain is female, which is male?
    • Agree or Disagree?
      • Women gossip more than men
        • According to the British research company onepoll.com, men gossip more than women (men 76 minutes/day, women 52 minutes/day)
        • Men prefer gossiping in the office, whereas women prefer being home with their friends
        • Topics of conversation are different: the most attractive women at the office (for men) versus other women (for women)
        • Men and women gossip to feel part of the group, to belong
        • According to the study, 1/3 of men said gossiping is better than sexual relations (??)
        • http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/5082866/Men-spend-more-time-gossiping-than-women-poll-finds.html
      • 1. Drunken friends
      • 2. News
      • 3. Old friends from school
      • 4. Female colleagues at work
      • 5. The sexiest girl at work
      • 6. Spreading rumours
      • 7. Promotions
      • 8. Sexual relationships
      • 9. Salaries
      • 10. The boss
      WOMEN'S GOSSIP TOPICS 1. Other women 2. News 3. Relationship problems 4. Other people's relationships 5. Sexual relationships 6. Friend's weight gain 7. Soap operas 8. Other women's boyfriends / husbands 9. The mother-in-law 10. Celebrities
    • Agree or Disagree?
      • Men are good listeners
      • http:// www.youtube.com / watch?v = wJv1pLDHmak & feature = related
    • Agree or Disagree?
      • Women care more about their personal appearance than men
        • “ Metrosexuals”
      Men’s cologne commercial
      • What does this commercial say about “real” men?
      • “ manly man”/”real” man doesn’t care about hair products, etc
    • “ Man Exchange” How does the media show us what is masculine? Woman exchanges her “metrosexual” boyfriend for a “Bud Light” man
    • Power + Skin care How does this commercial show us what is masculine? Why is this commercial different from the other two?
    • Commercials
      • The Dove commercial shows us that you can be powerful and caring
        • Big, nice, masculine car & baby
        • Man on motorcycle with little dog on his back
        • Therefore, you can care about your skin/appearance but be masculine (it’s okay to be metrosexual, it’s not a bad thing)
        • = buy Dove Men’s Care!
      • The other two commercials show us that “real men” are not metrosexual and do not care as much about their appearance
    • Personal Appearance, continued
        • Hair salon
        • Facials, manicures for men
        • Positives: “metrosexuality” changes traditional stereotypes—more acceptable for men to care about appearance, etc
        • Dieting
          • A study from the University of Nebraska Lincoln found college women to be more conscious of their weight and more likely to diet than college men. Among men, 45.2% were overweight or obese, compared to 13.9% of women. But 57.4% of the women said they needed to lose weight, compared to 28.6% of the men.
    • Women in the Workforce
    • Inequalities
      • Women and education
        • There are an estimated 781 million illiterate adults in the world, about 64% of whom are women. (UNESCO)
        • There are 103.5 million out-of-school children, of which 57% are girls. (UNESCO)
      • 84% of parliamentary seats across the world are held by men (United Nations).
      • For every dollar men earn, women earn 78 cents (US)
    • More Discussion
      • Men are 4 times more likely to join an internet dating website.
      • Men are 2.7 times more likely to become involved in a road traffic accident.
      • 22% of men and 14% of women reported being unfaithful in their marriages (USA Today Report, 1998)
      • Therapist Peggy Vaugn in “Monogamy Myth” says 40% of women and 60% of men will cheat in their lifetime (2003).
    • Agree or Disagree?
      • Men are better at math/maths than women
        • Long debate of whether biological differences or stereotype of society
        • There are differences in brain, but women can be just as good at math as men
        • Many people say women don’t perform as well in math because they are told they won’t perform as well as men
    • Helen Reddy- I am woman
      • Written in 1975
      • Women’s Movement, women’s rights
      • I am woman, hear me roar In numbers too big to ignore And I know too much to go back and pretend 'Cause I've heard it all before And I've been down there on the floor No one's ever gonna keep me down again Oh yes, I am wise But it's wisdom born of pain Yes, I've paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to I can do anything I am strong (strong) I am invincible (invincible) I am woman You can bend but never break me 'Cause it only serves to make me More determined to achieve my final goal And I come back even stronger Not a novice any longer 'Cause you've deepened the conviction in my soul
      • Oh, yes, I am wise But it's wisdom born of pain Yes, I've paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to I can do anything I am strong (strong) I am invincible (invincible) I am woman I am woman watch me grow See me standing toe to toe As I spread my lovin' arms across the land But I'm still an embryo With a long, long way to go Until I make my brother understand
      Oh, yes, I am wise But it's wisdom born of pain Yes, I've paid the price But look how much I gained If I have to I can face anything I am strong (strong) I am invincible (invincible) I am woman Oh, I am woman I am invincible I am strong I am woman I am invincible I am strong I am woman