Diversity Organizations Worksheet Essay

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Diversity Organizations Worksheet

ETH/125 Cultural Diversity

What has been the status of women in the United States throughout history?
• The serious studies of women written by amateur women scholars were ignored by the male-dominated history profession until the 1960s, when the first breakthroughs came. [ The field of women's history exploded dramatically after 1970, along with the growth of the new social history and the acceptance of women into graduate programs in history departments. An important development is to integrate women into the history of race and slavery. A pioneer effort was Deborah Gray White's 'Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South (1985), which helped to open up analysis of
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For example, gender roles might include women investing in the domestic role and men investing in the worker role. Gender identity is also different from gender stereotypes which are shared views of personality traits often tied to one's gender such as expressiveness in women.

Historically, what has been the social status of GLBT people?
• Langston Hughes was a poet, playwright, and writer during the Harlem Renaissance and more. His writings stimulated a sense of Black Pride and equality. Secretly he was a homosexual man that only a small number of people knew.

What is the status of GLBT people in the U.S. today?
• According to an opinion widely held, homosexuality is said to be freer today than ever before. It is present and visible everywhere: in the street, in the newspapers, on television, at the movies. It is even supposedly completely accepted, judging by the recent legislative advances made in many countries for the recognition of same sex couples. Certainly, some work remains necessary in order to eradicate the last vestiges of discrimination. But with changing public opinion, it will only be, according to some people, a matter of time, the time needed for a movement begun many decades earlier to achieve its goals.
• For the slightly more attentive observer, the situation is globally very different. To tell the truth, the 20th century has undoubtedly been one of the most violently homophobic periods of history: deportation to
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