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nima_persian
Posted: Monday, April 27, 2015 12:59:01 PM
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The ‘challenging stereotypes’ role model : Female action heroes like Lara Croft counter the idea of ‘feminine’ women, and the idea that only men can fill tough leading roles. Madonna was famously a confident and assertive sexual icon in the late 1980s and 1990s, challenging traditional assumptions about female sexuality. (Men with unusually ‘feminine’ traits, though, are rarely seen as role models).


I am wondering what is the concept of the bold part.


What i more, what is the concept of the following??d'oh!

challenging traditional assumptions about female sexuality.
Milica Boghunovich
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nima_persian wrote:
The ‘challenging stereotypes’ role model : Female action heroes like Lara Croft counter the idea of ‘feminine’ women, and the idea that only men can fill tough leading roles. Madonna was famously a confident and assertive sexual icon in the late 1980s and 1990s, challenging traditional assumptions about female sexuality. (Men with unusually ‘feminine’ traits, though, are rarely seen as role models).


I am wondering what is the concept of the bold part.


What i more, what is the concept of the following??d'oh!

challenging traditional assumptions about female sexuality.


The sad part is that men think they can use sex to control and subdue a woman, but there are women who act that way, too. As long as there are men and women who treat sex as commodity to be sold and bought, there will be men who are "prostitutes" and women who are "prostitutes"... In a healthy sexual relationship both a man and a woman can initiate sex, and both a man and a woman can propose marriage... Only social stereotypes and prejudices dicstate unhealthy views on the matter...
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In recent years, there has been variations in the assumption of male/female sexuality in Japan.
It looks like some Japaneses divide men/women into "carnivore" - a more masculine and "herbivore" - a more feminine types.
They are conscious of the difference and define it.

Here's part of the entry about this from http://www.japantoday.com/category/lifestyle/view/from-carnivores-to-herbivores-how-men-are-defined-in-japan

"From carnivores to herbivores: how men are defined in Japan

TOKYO —
The popular media in Japan have coined various expressions to describe certain categories of men such as “Nikushoku Danshi” (carnivore men) and ”Soshoku Danshi” (herbivore men), though they have nothing to do with what guys eat.

Japanese magazines and TV programs often use expressions such as “〇〇 Danshi” (〇〇 men). The Japanese magazine FYTTE, in its March issue, introduces many specific categories of men.

Here is a list of some categories, so that you will know what they mean when you hear Japanese people and media mention “〇〇 Danshi”.

Nikushoku Danshi (Carnivorous Men)

“Nikushoku Danshi” refers to men who are active in seducing women. Young Japanese women are said to be attracted to this type of guy whom they find strong and reliable.

Soshoku Danshi (Herbivore Men)

“Soshoku Danshi” are passive types who are shy about relationships. Many do not have a girlfriend and are content just to be friends. According to marriage consulting company PARTNER AGENT’s survey of 400 single men who are around 30 years old, 75% said that they think they are “Soshoku Danshi.”

There are also (longer) entries about this on Wikipedia.
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