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Monday, 25 2008f February, 2008

Mad Kane on Obama’s sexism

Filed under: Politics — Tags: , , , — chiroptera @ 3:16 pm

Mad Kane posted about subtly sexist comments in the Obama campaign.  She quotes Gary Goshgarian about the catch-22 of women’s reactions to subtle sexism:

Women may seem to have made tremendous progress professionally and academically, but they are held back by indirect sexist comments and attitudes. They are caught in a catch-22.  If they react against these seemingly small slights, they appear to be overreacting or too sensitive. But to let them pass may signal that such comments are somehow acceptable.

Mad Kane asks,

So where’s the blogger outrage over Obama’s sexism?  Lots of luck finding it among the A-list bloggers — the male ones, at least. They have a much better time of it interpreting everything the Clinton team does as racist. 

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2 Comments »

  1. Thanks very much for the mention!

    Comment by Mad Kane — Monday, 25 2008f February, 2008 @ 3:19 pm

  2. Mad Kane,
    I have always enjoyed your writing.

    Comment by chiroptera — Wednesday, 27 2008f February, 2008 @ 12:57 pm


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