The Male Privilege Checklist

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Unformatted text preview: 7 17 St e v e s a y s : Au g u s t 2 1 , 2 0 1 3 a t 1 2 :1 1 p m “ I a lso t h ink t h a t , b e c a u se o f inna t e b io lo gic a l d iffe r e nc e s (b e ing le ss c o m p e t it iv e , le ss d o m ina nt , le ss st a t u s se e king, le ss r isk t a king, e t c . ) w o m e n a r e like ly t o b e le ss int e r e st e d in r u nning fo r le a d e r sh ip r o le s t h a n m e n, a nd le ss w e ll su it e d fo r le a d e r sh ip , so in a fa ir w o r ld w it h o u t p r e fe r e nc e s fo r e it h e r ge nd e r , m o st p o lit ic a l le a d e r sh ip p o sit io ns w o u ld b e o c c u p ie d b y m e n. ” He c t o r , I d o no t b e lie v e t h e t r a it s y o u u se a s e x a m p le h e r e fa ll u nd e r b io lo gic a l d iffe r e nc e s. I t h ink w o m e n h a v e so c ia l p r e ssu r e s fr o m a n e a r ly a ge t h a t t e ll t h e m t h e y d o no t b e lo ng in t h e se r o le s a nd t h a t t h e y sh o u ld no t p u r su e t h e m . Wo m e n a r e se t u p fr o m b ir t h t o p u r su e “ ge nd e r - sp e c ific ” c a r e e r s if t h e y p u r su e a ny c a r e e r a t a ll (le t ’s fa c e it , a p o r t io n o f w o m e n in t h e US a r e r a ise d t o t r y a nd find a m a n t o su...
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