Not paying a woman the same rate as a man for the same job is fucked up. We should enjoy all the economic, legal, political rights regardless of our race, religious affiliation, gender, age or class. But …
What about Social Conventions ?
But what about social conventions? Case and point – women and children first ?
Women and children first is a historical code of conduct whereby the lives of women and children were to be saved first in a life-threatening situation (typically abandoning ship, when survival resources such as lifeboats were limited).
According to my research: “Masculists characterize this as female privilege and male disposability while feminists characterise it as benevolent sexism and male privilege.” I personally have no freaking idea what this is, which is why I bring the question to you my readers.
I am looking to collaborate with a blogger who is well versed in feminism and women studies to have a conversation. There are a lot of grey areas that puzzle me, and it would be nice to talk to a human being (in particular a female) about these grey areas and get some clear ideas. If you can direct me or make suggestions let me know contact me email@example.com or leave a comment below.
I asked MrsMary
BTW, as always I asked my lady for her opinion and she sent me this video linked below. Please keep in mind that this is a link to a comedian doing his act. If you have a sensitive sense of humor, (you’re still cool in my book) don’t watch. Also this topic was in part inspired by an interesting post by my home girl TarnsZ (the super hero blogger) called: Chivalry Is Dead, Long Live Courtesy.
I’m curious to hear from you. Here’s the video:
- MrMary Celebrates Inovation|| These two women are why more Women hould be exposed to more STEM (aspoonfulofsuga.wordpress.com)
- Miley Cyrus Thinks She’s ‘One Of The Biggest Feminists In The World’ (huffingtonpost.com)
- Disturbing Google Searches For Feminism, Re-Imagined by Inspiring Feminists (thongexcavationpoetry.wordpress.com)
- Why feminism doesn’t need a makeover | Hadley Freeman (theguardian.com)
- I’m Not A Feminist But… (ifanyoneneedsme.wordpress.com)
- Lily Allen and Feminist Fear (cynicalscribbles.wordpress.com)