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Benevolent Sexism

Trump and Cruz: "Manly" Posturing Putting Honor Culture and Benevolent Sexism on Full Display

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 03.24.2016 | Politics
Soraya Chemaly

Just when you might think the GOP race couldn't get any more ridiculous, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are now facing off over their wives' virtues and reputations. This exchange is the perfectly sexist, and benevolently sexist, acme to months of dick-slapping bravado from men who endlessly go on about their wives, mothers and daughters.

How To Eliminate The 'Benevolent Sexism' That Plagues Working Women

The Huffington Post | Jenny Che | Posted 01.23.2016 | Business

There's growing clamor in the U.S. for more women in corporate board rooms and greater support for working mothers. But the situation is often straine...

The Daddy Wars: The Work/Family Problem We SHOULD Be Talking About

Soraya Chemaly | Posted 06.26.2016 | Women
Soraya Chemaly

There are many things that dads can do to support the development of egalitarian attitudes at home, like take parental leave or equally absorb chores, but what men need is for other men to stop shaming them when they do those things.

People Who Are Anti-Abortion Are Also Sexist, Worrying Study Finds

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.13.2015 | Women

A new study has found a link between sexism and anti-abortion attitudes. PhD candidate Stephanie Begun and professor N. Eugene Walls published a s...

Why The Fairy Tale (Almost) Always Dies

Jill P. Weber, Ph.D. | Posted 05.01.2016 | Women
Jill P. Weber, Ph.D.

There is a difference between seeing your partner positively and expecting things from one another that you simply cannot consistently deliver.

'Mansplaining' Validated By Oxford Dictionaries

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 08.15.2014 | Women

Ever been talked down to by a man who is trying to explain something? Oxford Dictionaries understands. This week, Oxford Dictionaries announced so...

Women Are Less Offended By Rude Remarks When Men Do This

Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.06.2012 | Women

For every man who gets called out by a Kat Stratford and Sandra Fluke, there are probably many more men who get away with it. Ever wondered how? It tu...

Laura Stampler

Men Don't Recognize 'Benevolent' Sexism: Study | Laura Stampler | Posted 08.27.2011 | Women

Do most people recognize sexism in their daily lives? And what does it take to get them to shake their sexist beliefs? In a recent study titled "Se...

Benevolent Sexism: Men Can't Help Themselves, Study Shows

Rick Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rick Smith

Fiske suggested that "if there are sexualized pictures of women in the workplace, there may be a spillover effect, perhaps influencing the way people perceive female colleagues."