The Male Privilege Checklist

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Unformatted text preview: m even marginally competent. (More). 12. If I have children and a career, no one will think I’m selfish for not staying at home. 13. If I seek political office, my relationship with my children, or who I hire to take care of them, will probably not be scrutinized by the press. 14. My elected representatives are mostly people of my own sex. The more prestigious and powerful the elected position, the more this is true. 15. When I ask to see “the person in charge,” odds are I will face a person of my own sex. The higher- up in the organization the person is, the surer I can be. 16. As a child, chances are I was encouraged to be more active and outgoing than my sisters. (More). 17. As a child, I could choose from an almost infinite variety of children’s media featuring positive, active, non- stereotyped heroes of my own sex. I never had to look for it;7 male protagonists were (and are) the default. 18. As a child, chances are I got more teacher attention than girls who raised their hands just as often. (More). 19. If m...
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