We hold that truth to be self-evident.
Apparently, that’s a novel idea if you’re from a bygone era or an archaic cultural background. We understand. It took us a while figure out that we were idiots. Chauvinism has been around for ages and while we don’t have degrees in Women’s Studies, we’d like to think we can spot misogyny when we see it. But rather than pontificate about whether or not something contains sexual prejudice, we think the community should weigh in, on a case by case basis, about the things we observe on the Internet so we can learn to identify such instances.
Let’s start with a book we found titled I’m Glad I’m a Boy! I’m Glad I’m a Girl! We think you should decide for yourself if it contains negative stereotypes or not. Honestly, and to be fair, you should assess it for both sexes in terms of overtones. That’s only equitable.
So, let’s take a look…
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The book reads like it was written in 1950 but was in fact written in 1970. Fascinating!
What’s your verdict? Leave a comment below and let us know if you think the book unfairly depicts men and women.
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