One ~XY Man’s~ Life In a ~X▲O◼ Woman’s~ MMORPG World

I always play as a woman.
In Final Fantasy 14 (FFXIV) I’m her, and her name is #GamerGirl

In real life, I identify as a chromosomal XY male, my gender identity is masculine, and my pronouns are he/his/him.
In my…

Ending polygamy, arranged marriages, & conferring rights of property and inheritance to women were 3 ways the Church undercut patriarchal sexism

— Women pray more than men (assume Christianity unless [specified])

(Argyle, 1958; Baker, 2008; Batson et al., 1993; Bradshaw & Ellison, 2009; Collett & Lizardo, 2009; Firth, 1997 [Hinduism]…

The shift to dubbing remotely was an inclusive adaptation when the pandemic halted filming new material at studios in-person

Best Netflix Shows Dubbed in English

The pandemic meant there was less filming taking place in-person in studios, but dubbing (voiceovers) were perfectly safe to do remotely. Given the decrease in new content, Netflix’s push to dub existing shows into more languages helped provide relief while home during quarantine.

Moreover, the fact that we didn’t have…

How leave policies achieve Gender Equality & Sex Equity

Parental Leave Paradox = leave policies that give equal time for men & women ignore realities of childbirth — but — leave policies that give more time for women may discriminate against women by reinforcing gendered nurturer assumptions & against men…

Dr. Jarryd Willis PhD

I'm passionate about making a tangible difference in the lives of others, & that's something I have the opportunity to do a professor & researcher.

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