Report from the gender trenches: War against ‘genderism’ in Poland

  title={Report from the gender trenches: War against ‘genderism’ in Poland},
  author={Agnieszka Graff},
  journal={European Journal of Women's Studies},
  pages={431 - 435}
  • A. Graff
  • Published 6 October 2014
  • Sociology
  • European Journal of Women's Studies
In the fall of 2013 the word ‘gender’ hit the headlines of all major Polish newspapers and TV stations, much to the befuddlement of people involved in gender studies. Heretofore an obscure foreign concept known only to specialists, gender was suddenly omnipresent in the tabloids, on Facebook and in the blogosphere. It was the focus of endless and heated debate for several months. Most importantly, it was also mentioned weekly in Poland’s Roman Catholic parishes – consistently demonized in… 

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