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Badge - Sexism is Learned, circa 1980s Object Reg. No: HT 782

Summary:
Round badge, with the slogan 'sexism is learned'. Badges like these are commonly distributed and worn by protestors who take part marches, blockades and other public campaigns relating to legislation, Government policy, or community attitudes. This badge reflects the concerns of the members of the teaching profession during the 1980s and 1990s.
Description:
Round plastic coated badge. Black text with green background. Pin attached to back of badge.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Department of Education Education History Unit, 2002
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 5.70 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: education, badges, teachers, lesbian gay
Themes this item is part of: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Project, Museum Victoria, 2005-2006, Cultural Diversity Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: POLITICS & PUBLIC PROTEST
Secondary Classification: Sexual Politics
Tertiary Classification: badges
Inscriptions: Text: SEXISM/is learned/ywca
Place & Date Used: Australia, 1980-1990

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