[Noisebridge-discuss] Fwd: Some interesting thoughts on "benevolent sexism"

Rachel McConnell rachel at xtreme.com
Fri Apr 5 03:23:26 UTC 2013


I always kinda wondered why I cringe when someone is astonishedly 
pleased that as a woman I [code|weld|CAD|etc].  That ought to be a 
compliment, right?  Excellent discussion here.  Go Sci-Am!

Rachel1.0

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Subject: 	Some interesting thoughts on "benevolent sexism"

Lots of really good thoughts here, esp. comparing obituaries and the
response to "I fucking love science" revealing her gender:

http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/psysociety/2013/04/02/benevolent-sexism/



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