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Todays guest blog is reposted from Natasha Shapiro’s blog Art Therapy and Related Topics. Natasha is an art therapist and occasionally provides The Communicated Stereotype with insights into related topics. Last Wednesday on TCS she posted about stereotypes and women’s clothing. Today’s post deals with stereotypes of men’s clothing. Fashion’s Strange Naming of Clothing and […]

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 at 13:01 | 0 comments
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Perhaps one of the biggest ironies that has ever happened in the history of the world is that the baby promoted as the “Perfect Aryan” baby was actually Jewish. The Nazis may never have known, but now that it is this photo also make the perfect unstereotype baby photo! Coined by the Stereotype Guru nearly […]

Thursday, July 10th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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Today’s guest blog is reposted from Natasha Shapiro’s blog Art Therapy and Related Topics. Natasha is an art therapist and occasionally provides The Communicated Stereotype with insights into related topics. Today’s post deals with stereotypes of women’s clothing. Why Are Women’s Clothing Descriptions Not Neutral? The Weirdness of Our Culture I have not posted something I […]

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 at 12:55 | 0 comments
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Some of my regular readers may recall that the Stereotype Guru dubbed Thursday to be Thing Thursday at The Communicated Stereotype. This was intended to give a momentary nod to things that were relevant to our ongoing discussion of stereotypes at TCS. Today, check out this article on gender stereotypes and masturbation. http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/06/19/c-mon-ladies-masturbation-isn-t-just-for-bad-girls.html According to […]

Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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I view issues surrounding stereotypes to involve three particular topics that perhaps all discussion of stereotypes can be reduced to: 1) stereotypes in our mind 2) stereotypes we communicate 3) the “reality” of stereotype accuracy that exists somewhere outside of any one person’s thoughts or communication The issue of stereotype accuracy – the last point- […]

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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The Communicated Stereotype: Celebrity Vilification to Everyday Talk by Anastacia Kurylo, Ph.D. If you are discussing issues related to stereotypes, prejudice, discrimination, or political correctness with friends or family and you need a neutral party to sort out the issues before the conversation gets too heated, then this book is your go to source. The […]

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014 at 12:03 | 0 comments
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By Emily Brooks Just days before April began, the Center for Disease Control announced the latest numbers for autism spectrum disorders (ASD), based on data from eight-year-olds in 2010. 1 in 68 U.S. kids are now diagnosed with ASD. The prevalence, which is higher than 1 in 88 two years ago, has made the media […]

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014 at 20:34 | 0 comments
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by Emily Brooks “Schizophrenic psychosis, cognitive disorganization, impulsive non-conformity, spontaneous anti-social behavior. AKA another day on Twitter.” –tweet I understand the issue from both sides. I’ve felt disgusted and misunderstood when others claim they are “OCD” because they enjoy organizing their paperwork, and I’ve gotten upset when I’ve heard people talk about being “depressed” over […]

Monday, March 24th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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by Emily Brooks Twitter Users’ Mental Health Stereotypes of Schizophrenia and Schizoid Personality Disorder “Night Owls and Early Risers Have Different Brain Structures… I alternate, guess I’m schizoid…” –tweet accompanying link to article According to Twitter users, there’s a schizophrenic parking sign in Venice, California. While merging together academic and journalistic styles, one writer laments, […]

Monday, March 17th, 2014 at 11:11 | 0 comments
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For today’s Thing Thursday I thought simple might be best. After all Thing Thursday is intended to give me a breather from writing blogs while nonetheless provided content of interest. It’s also intended to provide readers the opportunity to get a break from long winded blogs proselytizing about stereotype related topics that you might come […]

Thursday, March 13th, 2014 at 11:11 | 1 comment
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