Things of Interest


Glass Cages of Emotion

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29 August 2016

The gendered nature of emotion, emotional labour, and how these assumptions could literally harm you at the doctor’s.

Relevant articles:

A Honeypot For Assholes”: Inside Twitter’s 10-Year Failure To Stop Harassment - Charlie Warzel (11/8/2016), Buzzfeed

Steve Price slammed for calling female journalist ‘hysterical’ during violence against women debate - SBS News (12/7/2016), SBS

An epic journey for men to talk about emotions - Sarah Berry (21/4/2016), Sydney Morning Herald.

(Academic) Housework: The Engine of Science (& Society) - Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (23/2/2016), Medium

’Women are just better at this stuff’: is emotional labor feminism’s next frontier? - Rose Hackman (8/11/2015), The Guardian

How Doctors Take Women’s Pain Less Seriously - Joe Fassler (15/10/2015), The Atlantic.

Why Women Apologize and Should Stop - Sloane Crosely (23/6/2015), The New York Times

Meet Del Harvey, Twitter’s Troll Patrol - Kashmir Hill (2/6/2014), Forbes

The silent epidemic of male suicide - Dan Bilsker, Jennifer White (12/2011) BCMJ 53(10): 529-534

Podcast episodes from other podcasts that are relevant:

The Sawbones episode on hysteria gives you a nice background to the medical history of this term.

Other media we referenced:

We should all be feminists - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, TEDxEuston

Bad Feminist - Roxanne Gay (2014)

9 Non-Threatening Leadership Strategies for Women (The Cooper Review)