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Internalized misogyny

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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/24786435/body-image-compulsory-heterosexuality-and-internalized-homophobia
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G E Pitman
ABSTRACT Body dissatisfaction in lesbians is a subject which has traditionally been ignored in the psychological literature on body image and eating disorders. Early feminist theorists and researchers argued that body dissatisfaction in women developed as a way of dealing with the oppression and misogyny they are faced with on a daily basis. However, these theories failed to take issues of race, class, and sexual orientation into account, thereby excluding the experiences of a diversity of women. This article focuses specifically on the lesbian experience and explores how cultural messages about thinness, femininity, and heterosexuality shape lesbians' feelings about their sexuality and about their bodies...
1999: Journal of Lesbian Studies
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15925450/munchausen-s-syndrome-by-proxy-and-lyme-disease-medical-misogyny-or-diagnostic-mystery
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Virginia T Sherr
Chronic, tertiary Lyme disease, a vector-borne infection most accurately designated neuroborreliosis, is often misdiagnosed. Infectors of the human brain, Lyme borrelial spirochetes are neurotropic, similar to the spirochetes of syphilis. Symptoms of either disease may be stable and persistent, transient and inconsistent or severe yet fleeting. Characteristics may be incompatible with established knowledge of neurological dermatomes, appearing to conventional medical eyes as anatomically impossible, thus creating confusion for doctors, parents and child patients...
2005: Medical Hypotheses
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/10331699/charcot-and-the-myth-of-misogyny
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C G Goetz
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate Jean-Martin Charcot's attitudes toward women and evaluate contemporary and modern accusations of misogyny. BACKGROUND: During the last quarter of the nineteenth century, issues of women's health and feminism became increasingly a medical and political priority. Early neurologists, and specifically Charcot, have been criticized for retarding the advancement of women, but the issue has never been studied in detail. METHODS: Review of original documents from the Bibliothèque Charcot, archives of the Sorrel-Dejerine and Leguay families, and materials from the Académie de Médecine, Paris...
May 12, 1999: Neurology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/3760560/confronting-internalized-oppression-in-sex-therapy-with-lesbians
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L S Brown
This paper focuses on a much-neglected aspect of therapy with lesbian clients: treatment of sexual dysfunction. It examines roots of dysfunction that can be found in cultural homophobia and misogyny, and presents a theoretical framework for intervention in the sexual problems of lesbian clients.
May 1986: Journal of Homosexuality
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