Schlagwort-Archiv: Sexismus

Normania.

None of this defines me. But if you think it hasn’t shaped me, hasn’t made me make rules for myself my whole life, hasn’t shaped how I view other women, and myself, and men... if you think it hasn’t shaped my ambitions (for good and for bad), or the way I vote, or what I see when I look in the mirror — I’m guessing you’re a man.

 jessicashortall: Everything I can remember.

Grau-sam-t.

I lift up my head, stretch my neck, look over the seat in front of me, to the front, to the back. I look at him. Mockingly I say “It is a grey, grey world here, dude.”

Karin Bodewits: 220 Shades of Grey

Schneevliegenbesenmepper.

When, one day, a translation engine crafts an artistic novel in verse in English, using precise rhyming iambic tetrameter rich in wit, pathos, and sonic verve, then I’ll know it’s time for me to tip my hat and bow out.

Douglas Hofstadter: The Shallowness of Google Translate

Entitle-Men.

I can’t tell you about the hundreds of messages or tweets we get asking ‘what about women?’ – because it’s never happened.

Jessica Eaton: Stop asking me ‘what about men?’

Tech Boys.

Finally: this is everybody’s work. It’s not just the responsibility of those affected to speak up — we all play a part in setting the standards for the communities we’re a part of.

Kat: Ways Men In Tech Are Unintentionally Sexist

Proneid.

I envy native speakers of less sexist languages for the "mistakes" they make in English.

Most activities do not involve genitals.

If I manage to repair something, please do not congratulate me by saying that of course I am good at this because I have a penis. (The only relation here might be that society taught and made me interested in repairing things for weird traditional reasons.)

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