The Male Privilege Checklist

The Male Privilege Checklist

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Unformatted text preview: t y ” a nd “ so c ie t a l c o nse nsu s” , u nfa ir ly b la m e s m e n fo r c r e a t ing t h e se sit u a t io ns. A s a n e x a m p le , o ne a t t e m p t t o e lim ina t e “ p a t r ia r c h y ” – t h e b ill t o ge t r id o f p e r m a ne nt a lim o ny in Flo r id a – w a s no t ju st o p p o se d b y m e n. No t b y a lo ngsh o t . Th e d isp a r a t e im p a c t is o b v io u sly o n m e n, sinc e t h e y p a y so m e t h ing like 9 8% o f t h e a lim o ny a nd e v e n m o r e a s a p e r c e nt a ge o f d o lla r a m o u nt s, b u t m a ny w o m e n d id no t w a nt t o ge t r id o f it . Be c a u se t r a d it io na l r o le s a r e ke p t o n m e n, A LSO fo r c e d b y w o m e n in so c ie t y , t h e y h a v e t o t a ke h igh e r - p a y ing “ m e n’s w o r k” . Me n a nd w o m e n b o t h a r e r e sp o nsib le in so c ie t y , no t o nly fo r la w s a nd r e gu la t io ns, b u t a lso fo r m e c h a nism s su c h a s w o m e n d e sir ing t o “ m a r r y u p ” fina nc ia lly o n t h e w h o le . Te lling Blu e t h a t h is d isc r im ina t io n is b a d , b u t it ’s h is ge nd e r ’s o w n fa u lt , is no t a c c u r a t e a nd a lso no t t h e c o o le st t h ing I ’v e r e a d t o d a y . 7 26 T am e n s a y s : Au g u s t 2 6 , 2 0 1 3 a t 4 :1 9 p m A fe w y e a r s b a c k I c a m e o v e r a st u d y (I t h ink it w a s a t h e sis) a b o u t m a le nu r se s in No r w a y...
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