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Gender Quotes

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We are a model country where gender equality is concerned.
- Tarja Halonen

Related topics: Equality

We have been very conditioned by the cultures that
we come from and are usually very identified with the
particular gender that we happen to be a member of.
- Andrew Cohen

The one thing that unites all human beings,
regardless of age, gender, religion or ethnic background,
is that we all believe we are above-average drivers.
- Dave Barry

Ah, well, do I wish that we lived in a world where
gender didn't figure so prominently? Of course.
Do I even think about myself as a woman when I go to make art? Of course not.
- Judy Chicago

 

Gender equality is more than a goal in itself.
It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty,
promoting sustainable development and building good governance.
- Kofi Annan

American Idol transcends age, gender,
ethnicity, everything.
- Carrie Underwood

Hopefully, 21 years later, Judge Roberts possesses
an openness with respect to issues of gender-based wage discrimination.
- Olympia Snowe

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I'm the result of upbringing, class,
race,
gender, social prejudices, and economics.
So I'm a victim again.
A result.
- James Hillman

I think we're struggling with trying to redefine various
positions at this point in history.
To allow freedom for women, freedom for men,
freedom from those sharply defined gender roles.
- Fred Ward

Capitalism knows only one color: that color is green;
all else is necessarily subservient to it,
hence, race, gender and ethnicity cannot be considered within it.
- Thomas Sowell

If you think about the way the hearings were structured,
the hearings were really about Thomas' race and my gender.
- Anita Hill

When I put the shot, it's feminine, because I'm female.
Athletic motion doesn't have a gender.
- Maren Seidler

The pandemic of AIDS is a gender-based disease.
- Stephen Lewis

We must focus on people as people, regardless of race,
creed, color or gender.
- Judge Mills Lane

I don't think anyone should pick a candidate for any
office based solely on gender.
That would be, I believe, a mistake.
- Jim Nussle

My own personal, moral, spiritual, religious,
etc.
beliefs don't oppose same-gender marriage.
- Ed Case

I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their
own liberation with any kind of gender bias.
- Andrew Cohen

I don't think gender is aesthetically defining for me.
- Suzanne Vega

I don't want to sound pompous, but I really think your
gender doesn't necessarily dominate your sexual activity.
- John Lone

There isn't a theologian in the world who can argue with me on this.
God has no gender.
If that's the case, then everything needs to be rewritten now,
right now.
- Susan Powter

And think of how we challenged the idea of a male dominated
Parliament with All-Women shortlists and made the cause
of gender equality central to our government.
We were right to do so.
- Ed Miliband

I don't see gender as the most significant fact of human existence.
- Jim Harrison

Whether born from experience or inherent physiological
or cultural differences our gender and national origins
may and will make a difference in our judging.
- Sonia Sotomayor

We were unusually brought up; there was no gender differentiation.
I was never thought of as any less than my brother.
- Maya Lin

What everyone in the astronaut corps shares in common
is not gender or ethnic background,
but motivation, perseverance, and desire -
the desire to participate in a voyage of discovery.
- Ellen Ochoa

The power I exert on the court depends on the power of my arguments,
not on my gender.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

Sexual, racial, gender violence and other forms of
discrimination and violence in a culture cannot be
eliminated without changing culture.
- Charlotte Bunch

There is no gender identity behind the expressions of gender...
identity is performatively constituted by the very
'expressions' that are said to be its results.
- Judith Butler

Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender,
race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics.
- Preston Manning

Our true nature is free of any and all notions of gender,
of any notions of difference whatsoever.
- Andrew Cohen

What is being called the UN 'gender architecture' is more like a shack.
Women need a bigger global house if equality is ever to become a reality.
- Charlotte Bunch

The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight.
It's just about who you love.
Gender has very little to do with it.
- Mia Kirshner

But the issue of sexual harassment is not the end of it.
There are other issues - political issues,
gender issues - that people need to be educated about.
- Anita Hill

That one can love another of the same gender,
that is what the homophobe really cannot stand.
- Stephen Fry

All the English speakers, or almost all,
have difficulties with the gender of words.
- Bernard Pivot

Remember and help America remember that the fellowship
of human beings is more important than the fellowship
of race and class and gender in a democratic society.
- Marian Wright Edelman

If there's specific resistance to women making movies,
I just choose to ignore that as an obstacle for two reasons:
I can't change my gender,
and I refuse to stop making movies.
- Kathryn Bigelow

I didn't want to be discriminated against because of my gender and status.
I promised myself I was never going to be treated as a second-class citizen.
- Bianca Jagger

Thirty years ago, in 1976, the notion of organized
activity to combat discrimination based on sexual orientation
and gender identity was an extremely controversial one.
- Robert Brady

As far as I'm concerned, being any gender is a drag.
- Patti Smith

Class, race, sexuality, gender and all other categories
by which we categorize and dismiss each other need
to be excavated from the inside.
- Dorothy Allison

Gender consciousness has become involved in almost
every intellectual field:
history,
literature, science, anthropology.
There's been an extraordinary advance.
- Clifford Geertz

We have a history of gender and racial bias on our
court that continues to undermine the system.
Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic
to the pursuit of justice.
- Anita Hill

But let me tell you, this gender thing is history.
You're looking at a guy who sat down with Margaret
Thatcher across the table and talked about serious issues.
- George H. W. Bush

I do think the attempt to raise consciousness has succeeded.
People are very aware of gender concerns now.
- Clifford Geertz

I see the effects of sexual and gender liberation all around me,
just like you do, but I don't have a sense of being in the majority.
- Susie Bright

There is no original or primary gender a drag imitates,
but gender is a kind of imitation for which there is no original.
- Judith Butler

There are a lot of people who like to think they don't
have prejudices and that they're open people,
and yet, we all have that in ourselves,
oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever.
- Jim McKay

Every American deserves to live in freedom,
to have his or her privacy respected and a chance to
go as far as their ability and effort will take them -
regardless of race,
gender, ethnicity or economic circumstances.
- Christopher Dodd

I believe that the fact and the reality of homosexuality
and heterosexuality and of opposite and same-gender
unions should be taught in our public schools without
a value judgement system also being offered.
- Ed Case

Every year I teach dozens of students at the University of Birmingham.
Most of the students on the gender and sexuality courses are women.
I guess this is because the boys don't think that gender applies to them:
that it's a subject for girls.
- Louise Brown

When the Nobel award came my way, it also gave me an
opportunity to do something immediate and practical about my old obsessions,
including literacy, basic health care and gender equity,
aimed specifically at India and Bangladesh.
- Amartya Sen

That's all true, but there was something else going on for me as a kid,
something about my gender identity that I haven't figured out yet.
And that's one of the things I'm hoping to dissect
and investigate in this memoir project.
- Alison Bechdel

When a human being becomes so still that they begin
to lose awareness of their gender,
and they are simply looking into that abyss where there
is no notion of self whatsoever,
the world disappears.
And that's really the only place to go.
It's the only place to remain.
- Andrew Cohen

I just wish that every responsible and concerned person
would step back regardless of race and gender and just
take a closer look at what's really going on in the world today,
and say enough is enough!
- Lonnie Earl Johnson

My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive
tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws,
these tasks and principles are indifferent to language,
culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.
- Edward Tufte

With the adoption of the Declaration on the Elimination
of Violence against Women,
the international community sent out a clear message
that gender based violence will not be tolerated.
- Jenny Shipley

Society as a whole benefits immeasurably from a climate in which all persons,
regardless of race or gender, may have the opportunity to earn respect,
responsibility, advancement and remuneration based on ability.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt:
I do not believe that any racial,
ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging.
I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity
to be a good and wise judge,
regardless of their background or life experiences.
- Sonia Sotomayor

Distinctly American poetry is usually written in the
context of one's geographic landscape,
sometimes out of one's cultural myths,
and often with reference to gender and race or ethnic origins.
- Diane Wakoski

Similarly, gender-equality, supremacy of law,
political participation, civil society,
and transparency are among the indispensable elements
that are the imperatives of democratization.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

There are still traces of discrimination against race and gender,
but it's a lot different than when I started out.
It just comes quietly, slowly, sometimes so quietly
that you don't realize it until you start looking back.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

I'm not convinced that what are traditionally considered
to be male energies or qualities or female energies
or qualities really have as much to do with gender
as many people think they do.
- Andrew Cohen

It's definitely part of it, that the men were having
fun and doing the interesting things but also,
I don't know, I'm just thinking more about gender and
how maybe in some way I am more of a boy than a girl.
- Alison Bechdel

You think intercourse is a private act;
it's not,
it's a social act.
Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative.
When two individuals come together and leave their
gender outside the bedroom door,
then they make love.
- Andrea Dworkin

There are not as many women who support the national
defense budget now as men.
I really think there is a gender gap in the support
for the large expenditures that are necessary to modernize the force.
- Ted Stevens

Most men are very attached to the idea of being male,
and usually experience a lot of fear and insecurity
around the idea of being a man.
Most women are very identified with their gender,
and also experience a tremendous amount of fear and insecurity.
- Andrew Cohen

I appreciate the sentiment that I am a popular woman
in computer gaming circles;
but I prefer being thought of as a computer game designer
rather than a woman computer game designer.
I don't put myself into gender mode when designing a game.
- Roberta Williams

We allow our ignorance to prevail upon us and make
us think we can survive alone,
alone in patches, alone in groups, alone in races,
even alone in genders.
- Maya Angelou

If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine.
- William Gass

What's great is that because math is such a universal language,
really, our fans come in all shapes and sizes,
all ages and genders and races and backgrounds and cultures.
- David Krumholtz


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