Post Tagged with: "gender roles"

Photo is screenshot of video by María Teresa Alzuru

Women See Two Sides to Gender Roles in Their Immigrant Families

Culture, Immigration, Media, Video January 17, 2013 at 4:43 pm

Venezuelan-American María Teresa Alzuru produced a documentary video on women’s views of gender roles in their immigrant families. Having moved here as a young child, her own intercultural experiences inspired the project, Feet in 2 Worlds reports.

Ronald Glemaud in his kitchen preparing food. (Photo: Nadege Fleurimond/Feet in 2 Worlds)

Podcast: Immigration to the U.S. Draws Haitian Men into the Kitchen

Caribbean, Food, Immigration May 30, 2012 at 2:52 pm

Can immigration subvert traditional gender roles? Reporter Nadege Fleurimond of Feet in 2 Worlds found that for some Haitian men, living in the United States has meant stepping into the kitchen, a territory that they were raised to think of as a woman’s domain.

Joy Ladin's new memoir chronicles her transition from male to female. (Photo by Lisa A. Ross via The Jewish Daily Forward)

Review: A Gender Transition at Yeshiva University

Culture, LGBTQ March 29, 2012 at 12:19 pm

The Jewish Daily Forward reviews the new memoir by a Yeshiva University professor, Joy Ladin, who transitioned from male to female.