48 Things Men / Women Hear in a Lifetime (That Are Bad For Everyone)
- Watch 70 years of “be a real man” in under two minutes.
- Watch 80 years of subtle sexism in under two minutes.
- Don’t be a slut, but definitely don’t be too prude. Don’t be so emotional, but don’t be a cold-hearted bitch. Prioritize your family over your career, but are you sure you want to be a stay-at-home mom?
Throughout our lives, women hear insidious, often-conflicting messages about what it means to be a woman, about how we should act, talk and look.
In the video above, watch as girls and women deliver messages you’d never say to a boy or a man, one after another. Each individual remark may seem inconsequential, but listening to them in totality shows just how never-ending (and exhausting) subtle sexism really is.
Commentary on women’s bodies, minds and decisions — from “Stop being an attention whore!” to “Are you planning on working after the baby is born? — knows no bounds.
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