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    What people in Burma need is a democratic federal Burma that guarantees autonomy, rights and protection for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or race.
    — Zoya Phan
    I think feminism's a bit misinterpreted. It was about casting off all gender roles. There's nothing wrong with a man holding a door open for a girl. But we sort of threw away all the rules, so everybody's confused. And dating becomes a sloppy, uncomfortable, unpleasant thing.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: men  girls  gender  wrong  rules  dating 
    Sizing was also important to me; I wanted to make sure that nobody felt alienated or felt like they weren't thought about in the process of this brand. I wanted to make sure that everyone felt included, which brings us to the gender neutral pieces - the idea of wearing what you want and whatever makes you feel comfortable and confident. I think that's the overall feeling of the Daya collection.
    — Zendaya
    I believe that a lot of progress has been achieved to address gender inequality: We have moved from a time where women in the US could not apply for credit card without their husband's signature to a time where women are the owners of their businesses.
    — Zainab Salbi
    ... religious insults are considered acceptable even by those who decry slurs about race, ethnicity, and gender. Religious people seem to deserve such treatment.
    — William Murchison
    It's difficult to write a book where a character is on virtually every page of the book but you cannot refer to his or her gender. It gets rid of every his, her, she and he.
    — William Least Heat-Moon
    tags: character  gender  book  write 
    Why would one's identity be a matter of feelings? I think that that's a misuse of terms, philosophically. Identity is mind independent. It's something that is objective, regardless of how you feel. So, the term gender identity seems to me to be something of an oxymoron. It's not really about one's identity. It's rather a matter of one's self-perception or one's feelings about oneself.
    — William Lane Craig
    tags: identity  oneself  gender  mind 
    We need not just a new generation of leadership but a new gender of leadership
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: gender  leadership 
    In our hearts and in our laws, we must treat all our people with fairness and dignity, regardless of their race, religion, gender or sexual orientation. . . .
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  heart  law  gender  dignity  sexual  race 
    If there were genders to genres, fiction would be unquestionably feminine.
    — William H. Gass
    tags: gender  fiction 
    Here we meet, on the page, naked and unadorned: shorn of class, race, gender, sexual identity, age and nationality.
    — Will Self
    tags: identity  age  gender  sexual  race 
    What fiction offers us is an intimacy shorn of the messy contingencies of human existence - gender, race, class or age. Those moments of transcendence when we exclaim "You know exactly what I mean!" depend for much of their force on the anonymous character of the intimacy between writer and reader.
    — Will Self
    With women, you always have to make an educated decision to figure out what they're thinking. It's not one that's necessarily sympathetic, always. Of course, we're all human beings, but the gender thing is big thing. And a great thing.
    — Will Oldham
    What does it mean to be an American today? The question of that is always pointing at now. It allows someone to say what lens that will be through. A lot of my work has been about identity in different ways. Part of that for me falls into the question of gender identity certainly but also about what it means to be an American theater artist.
    — Will Davis
    Everybody brings their thing to their criticism. I bring this wealth of opinions and feeling and knowledge about race and gender and sexuality. I feel like I have it, I may as well express it, and if it's applicable to what I'm writing about and I'm not forcing it, I should try to use it, because it's interesting. It speaks to more than some people.
    — Wesley Morris
    All of great leaders evidence four basic qualities that are central to their ability to lead: adaptive capacity, the ability to engage others through shared meaning, a distinctive voice, and unshakeable integrity. These four qualities mark all exemplary leaders, whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, or race.
    — Warren G. Bennis
    Stereotypes are ways of making extremely primitive and simple differentiations. Differentiations of gender, race, class, social status - so ordinary social life is very much built upon a whole repertoire of stereotypes we carry around. And those are immediately laminated onto people, and it isn't just visual.
    — W. J. T. Mitchell
    tags: people  gender  race 
    I feel like I have had to catch up to the art I've made, and learn from the protagonists I have written, especially in relation to gender.
    — Vivek Shraya
    tags: gender  learn 
    Children are receptive to talking about gender creativity, confirming the importance of the book as a means to instigate this dialogue at an early age.
    — Vivek Shraya
    We come from the future, essentially, because we have all these ideas about gender equality, sexual freedom, and these are not shared by the working class, the peasantry among whom we work.
    — Vijay Prashad
    Gender no longer forms an essential part of marriage; marriage under law is a union of equals.
    — Vaughn Walker
    tags: law  gender  marriage 
    Thought has no gender.
    — Vanna Bonta
    tags: thoughts  gender 
    America cannot be America in the new century until it deals with these new questions of gender, including the trans issues, and the questions around faith and Islam.
    — Van Jones
    One feels so despairing on some levels about what's going on in our culture, in regards to things like gender inequality. But there is progress. There is enhanced empathy and respect for others, we are fighting the tide, even though it seems like a tug of war sometimes.
    — Uma Thurman
    I have always felt one of the things dance should do - its business being so clearly physical - is challenge the culture's gender stereotypes.
    — Twyla Tharp
    I think that the society and our democracy are mature enough to place emphasis on the quality and the value of the individual politician, rather than their gender. Some people will find it fashionable to have a woman leader, but I think the reason people chose me as the leader of this country is because my policies and my values suit the needs of Taiwan today. We represent people who want to have change in the society.
    — Tsai Ing-wen
    Love is pure and true; love knows no gender.
    — Tori Spelling
    tags: gender 
    There's a major fault in Western society. It makes room for only one god, and in only one gender. There's no balance, no co-existence, no partnership.
    — Tomson Highway
    tags: society  gender  balance  god 
    American movies are often very good at mining those great underlying myths that make films robustly travel across class, age, gender, culture.
    — Tom Hooper
    tags: travel  culture  age  gender  movie  film  american 
    In real life these women experienced different sides of the same sexism coin. People who didn't like Hillary called her a ballbuster. People who didn't like Sarah called her Caribou Barbie. People attempted to marginalize these women based on their gender.
    — Tina Fey
    tags: people  women  gender  real 
    If you watch [The] Search for Signs of Intelligent Life [in the Universe], or The Incredible Shrinking Woman, or 9 to 5, there is a lot of gender politics at the forefront of Lily Tomlin work, which was kind of thrilling for me to be watching as a 10-, 11-, 12-year-old kid.
    — Tina Fey
    tags: work  women  gender  politics  kids 
    When someone new walks into a room, the first thing we notice about that person is probably their gender. And the second things is what they're wearing. And based on what they're wearing, we start making certain assumptions about them.
    — Tim Gunn
    tags: people  gender 
    Why must she dress that way? I think she's confused about her gender.
    — Tim Gunn
    tags: gender 
    There are many graphic artists who have interpreted The Ancient One as a Tibetan Buddhist Lama, we're kind of shifting that a bit. We're trying not to be fixed, we're trying not to be fixed to any one thing, any one gender, any one spiritual discipline, and any one race even; we're just trying to wing it beyond that. So it's a new gesture really, just another interpretation.
    — Tilda Swinton
    Not since the days of the Hitler Youth have young people been subjected to more propaganda on more politically correct issues. At one time, educators boasted that their role was not to teach students what to think but how to think. Today, their role is far too often to teach students what to think on everything from immigration to global warming to the new sacred trinity of 'race, class and gender.'
    — Thomas Sowell
    tags: time  people  youth  young  gender  sacred  race 
    Creating whole departments of ethnic, gender, and other 'studies' was part of the price of academic peace. All too often, these 'studies' are about propaganda rather than serious education.
    — Thomas Sowell
    tags: peace  gender  education 
    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
    tags: gender  capitalism  race 
    Few professors would dare to publish research or teach a course debunking the claims made in various ethnic, gender, or other 'studies' courses.
    — Thomas Sowell
    tags: gender  research 
    It's very strange how electronic music formatted itself and forgot that its roots are about the surprise, freedom, and the acceptance of every race, gender, and style of music into this big party.
    — Thomas Bangalter
    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.
    — Theodore Stevens
    tags: men  women  gender 
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