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Another 101 Fact: There is no such thing as reverse sexism (via The Gender Blender Blog)

Posted in Uncategorized by Nancy on June 16, 2010

This articulates what I so often want to say about ‘reverse -isms’. This applies to racism, ableism, heterosexism, ageism and so on.

Something that I often get asked is "aren't feminists just being reversely sexist?" or "isn't feminism just reverse sexism?"  No, and no.  There is no such thing as reverse sexism.  First of all, let's establish a working definition of sexism: Just like how racism = power + prejudice based on skin color, sexism = power + prejudice based on gender.  When talking about the various forms of oppression, many people often confuse prejudice with the is … Read More

via The Gender Blender Blog

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