Gender privilege: It’s not just for men.

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Why this differences?

An Anarchic Mind

With all the talk of male privilege lately, I’ve been wondering if men are the only ones with a “privilege” because of their gender and the conclusion I’ve come to is a resounding NO!” Though the list of privileges afforded to women for just being a woman is vastly different than the ones that men have, it still greatly impacts the way that we view men in society today.

It is important to realize that gender is nothing more than the perception of whether an individual is male or female; their sex is completely irrelevant. The perception of being one gender or another greatly impacts which set of so-called privileges that one is afforded. For instance, someone that presents themselves as being female will receive the society privileges of a woman regardless of what sex they are. This is true until the sex of the person is revealed and contradicts…

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