Marianismo…….The Ideal Woman?

Marianismo is a gender role associated with women  in Latin communities and is the counterpart to Machismo. Machismo "macho man" is suppose to be the provider, protector, and be a brave man. The origin of Marianismo comes from Virgin Mary, who is seen as the definition of true femininity. The ideal traits of  femininity are: modest, pure, faithful, submissive, motherly,... Continue Reading →

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