The black professor of an Ethics class once announced that ultimately sexism was of more cause for concern than racism, because of the simple fact that most people don’t even acknowledge that the former exists. It is so engrained in our culture to be accepting of hegemonic masculinity that to challenge the status quo is considered a major social faux pas by many. A gender hierarchy has always existed, so why rock the boat now?
"I love the fact that there are women out there who don't have a choice
and they must go to work and they still have to raise kids."
We Listen to the Wrong People
I must own this shirt.
*Aristotle believed that women were mere receptacles for a man's semen and that we were incomplete humans, more like animals than people.