6 posts tagged with men and sexism.
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What's reasonable to expect men to understand about women's experiences?

Specifically if a man identifies as feminist, should he then understand why a woman would take stories of sexism against other women personally? An ongoing source of conflict with a man in my life is that we'll discuss something sexist happening in the world and when I want a moment of commiseration about it like "man, that sucks, what a shitty world, I'm sorry" he won't give it and doesn't understand why I take it personally unless it is something that personally happens to me. [more inside]
posted by pocketfullofrye on Mar 23, 2016 - 50 answers

How to convince him that women are still not equal?

A little while ago I showed my boyfriend, who has sometimes infuriating views about women, this College Humor video about women's hymens. After watching this, he said that the video was sexist towards men. Why am I so angry, and is that a fair assessment? And how to defend feminist positions more cogently than I presently do? [more inside]
posted by starcrust on Dec 13, 2015 - 51 answers

Is the sexism displayed on the TV show Mad Men even close to accurate? Played up? Toned down even?

Is the sexism displayed on the TV show Mad Men even close to accurate? Played up? Toned down even? [more inside]
posted by Senor Cardgage on Aug 14, 2011 - 77 answers

Men and girls

Is it acceptable and PC to refer to grown-up women as girls in this context? Does it say something about the person who does it? [more inside]
posted by sively on Apr 28, 2010 - 87 answers

I don't want to be such a bitch

I have come to realize that I have a hard time empathizing with men, and it’s making it very hard to even begin to look for a satisfying male relationship, romantic or otherwise. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 10, 2009 - 30 answers

Can a woman write a novel like a man?

Can a woman write a novel like a man? [more inside]
posted by gummo on Oct 25, 2006 - 103 answers

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