Tag: sexism

Sexist Men Have Poor Mental Health

December 5, 2016
Sexist Men Have Poor Mental Health

A recent meta-analysis of 78 different studies (2003-2013) in the Journal of Counseling Psychology concludes that men who adhere to traditional masculine norms exhibit poorer mental health than men who are less traditional in their concept of masculinity. (H/T: J 2.0) Mental Health Defined For analytical purposes, mental health is defined as more than the absence of […]

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The Insidious, Intractable Problem of Street Harassment

August 8, 2014
The Insidious, Intractable Problem of Street Harassment

Street harassment of women is ubiquitous. It never stops and no one is ever immune. God help me, yesterday I got harassed at Costco by a guy half my age while looking at car mats! “Baby, I’ma take you on a nice ride.” Obviously, the only conceivable motive was to make me feel uncomfortable. And […]

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Sexism At Work

April 3, 2014
Sexism At Work

A couple of years after I graduated from college, I applied for an American Express card. I had a great job and a great track record. When they turned me down, I suspected my gender was the reason. So I turned right around and applied again, only this time I changed the name from Susan […]

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