Unformatted text preview: behavior is not acceptable in the traditional sense. 3. What are some things a woman can do that will cause people to call her a lesbian? She can be financially independent, not shave, speak with a deeper voice, express an interest in math and science, and not pay as much attention to outward appearances. 4. Why do some women modify their otherwise radical practices and beliefs about feminism? They are afraid of being called lesbians because they think it was discredit them in many ways. 5. Does this same effect (lesbian vs. feminist) happen with men? (Are men afraid to act a certain way because they will be called gay?) Yes, I think so. Everyone has a certain amount of freedom to defy gender barriers depending on who your family and friends are, but it’s typically pretty tough if you aren’t the typical example of your gender binary....
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