Positive Stereotypes

Everyone knows about the effects of negative stereotyping but what about the effects of positive stereotyping?  What is positive stereotyping? All African-Americans are great athletes, all Asians are good at playing musical instruments, Hispanics are good at dancing etc…. while these may sound positive these stereotypes can be just as damaging as negative stereotypes. Every… Continue reading Positive Stereotypes

Domestic Adoption, movies

Call to Action

Reposted from Adoptive Families Magazine e-mail alert There is a horror film being released on July 24, called Orphan, about a family who adopts an older girl who "is not what she appears to be." The film is currently being promoted, and the trailer is available at http://orphan-movie.warnerbros.com . The adoption message is extremely negative,… Continue reading Call to Action