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In all of my childhood P.E. classes, modified push-ups were referred to as “girl” push-ups while regular push-ups were referred to as “boy” push-ups. I’m sure I’m not alone here because I went to several different schools, and I think that was the case at each one. That’s messed up. Do they still do that in schools?
“Do you girls have children yet? How old are you? Oh, well you will have them soon.”
“I hate cats,” said a male friend of mine. “They’re bitchy and distant and cold unless they want something from you. They’re like… girls.”
“People of all sexes have the right to explore femininity, masculinity - and the infinite variations between - without criticism or ridicule.”
Speaking of the portrayal of women in the media, I saw this greeting card and it made my eye twitch.
If someone gave me this as a birthday card, I might rip it up in front of them. Or give them a paper cut.
Also horrible: the male version
“Come on, you just need to meet the right guy to get you loosened up.”