Pride Parades: Gender Stereotypes

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When it comes to celebrating, the LGBTQ+ community really loves to celebrate. Even though most of these celebrations are hugely stereotypical amongst themselves. In these events, otherwise known as Pride Parades, many queers can be seen in a street parade in many different outfits. Some crossdress, others wear sexual leather and bondage clothing, some wear shirts with organizations on them that support queer communities, and most just wear super short shorts(if not just underwear) with bodies drenched in glitter. After that, block parities erupt and many celebrate the night away. These events are about celebrating who these people are, but the event also stereotypes which kind of ‘queer’ they are, just by what they wear and the way they act.…show more content…
That could be in groups, media, social media, and in so many other forms. Many groups are targeted at the end of the day, but one group that really gets affected through social media are females. They seem to have a pressure of having to look a certain way, dress a certain way, and even be a certain way. This form os stereotyping is really hard to escape for many females. Especially younger girls who have access to the internet on a daily basis. Many people have female sin their lives that really matter to them. Seeing what hardships they face really makes many think if their lives are better or not. Stephanie Hanes, writer of the article “Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect”, really dives into the stereotyping females feel at such a young age. The sexualization of females being the highest form of stereotyping towards women. “In television shows, for instance, women are represented in far more diverse roles - they are lawyers, doctors, politicians. But they are always sexy. A women might run for high political office, but there is almost always analysis about whether she is sexy, too(page 512, Everything’s An Argument),” Hanes explains about how women are sexualized within television. This shows that sexualization is hard to escape for women of all ages. If they want to aspire to be something they are being told to be sexy to get it. This is seen all through out pop culture and, as said before, seen especially in social media. Hanes writes about her readings of Ms. Steiner-Adair’s about girls and social media in her article Little Girls or Little Women? The Disney Princess Effect, page 515, Everything’s An
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