Cultural norms of traditional male/female roles are breaking down as we move towards less hierarchical and patriarchal forms of social behavior. Competition is seen less effective than collaboration. Strict and inhibiting social constructs based solely on gender are collapsing as humankind is evolving into a more egalitarian future. Here are four programs specially selected from the New Dimensions archive on the subject of gender.
We all know from personal experience that men and women see the world differently and interact differently. Now we know why. Louann Brizendine, M.D., is a neuropsychiatrist who shares some eye opening revelations based on extensive medical and scientific research about our brains and how they function. Read more »
For decades women and men have been coming together to empower one another to find ways to move beyond violence and embrace spirituality. Yet domestic violence continues to be rampant in the world today. Keepin and Brix have developed an approach to healing the wounds of gender violence that is beyond talk therapy. It involves bringing women and men together as a community. Read more »
Debold has identified a new model for working together professionally and personally that will define how we move beyond our circles, beyond hierarchy, to take the next step in the evolution of our gender roles and of our species. Read more »
Hassouri goes through the reactions of shock, resistance, grief, acceptance, and finally pride when her 13-year old child tells her that she is transgender. What would happen if society weren’t so strict with gender roles and thought more in terms of a gender spectrum? What would we look like as a society if we didn’t assign binary roles to the different genders? Read more »