I find it fascinating how women have come so far however; I still feel that there is still a ways to come terms of equality. Media can play a role in reinforcing certain stereotypes about men and women; this contributes to the pressures men of how men and women feel they should act in society. Some may argue that there is a male crisis in society however; I believe that women are entitled to equal rights and the same opportunities as men. Looking back on earlier history when women had no rights it appears that there have been drastic changes since then. The traditional view of men and women is changing which is not causing a male crisis instead it is benefitting society.
One of the biggest ones is that women believe they are superior and they dislike men. Feminism is against gender stereotypes, so the hatred of men would be going against their mission. Feminists, however, do realize that men have a certain privilege. A privilege that, when used well, can help those who are most harmed in society. The movement is not saying that women or other oppressed groups are better, just that they should be as good as men.
This means that they d... ... middle of paper ... ...d women, we shouldn't despise the ability of women. In order to diversify our society, we should give women the same opportunity as men. Also, don't limit ourselves and just following the majority. For example, women shouldn't be in science major, or men shouldn't be in nursing. In order to stop this unequal social perception towards men and women, we should encourage girls to be involve in competitive activities that our traditional for boys only.
Although it can be argued that men and women are not at the same level, the gap between them has been reduced. Men do not want to women to outshine them for reasons other than being cruel. There are exceptions to every case, but for the most part, it is done without thinking that it can hurt a woman. A man’s ego, and to impress friends are key factors as to why men try to be superior. Saying that men don’t let women outshine them for their own self-image may sound sh... ... middle of paper ... ...h genders can act like they know what is going on when they truly do not.
He argues that had he been born a male, circumcised improperly and then changed into a female as an infant, his social gender would have been changed because society would see him as a female despite his chromosomal, biological gender. He continues to break down how had he had a sex change, there would be two potential outcomes that would depend on how strong his social masculinity is. Transexuals, he discusses, may say that after transitioning they are still the same ethical person because they were always their current gender despite the chromosomal implications. One of Appiah’s greatest distinctions is the difference between social gender and biological gender,
The standard is set for men and women alike due to what society thinks they should be. Women are even forced to fall into these gender norms, and conform to what men think they should look like, and what society wants them to be. Femininity is exaggerated by women sometimes in order to conform, and fit in. So, while the “fag” discourse does not apply directly to women, it is relevant here, because indirectly women do suffer from the hegemonic norm men seek to
This not only allows male artists to have a more likely chance of being respected, but also affects the views audiences have on female artists. Sexism is shown in the music industry towards female artists. Sexism towards women occurs when men feel as if they are superior to women. Men have not always looked at women as equals, but more as objects to please themselves. Traditional values teach that men should provide and work for their family while women should just be mothers and take care of their homes for their husbands.
Many believe sex and gender are the same but in reality they differ greatly. Gender takes in consideration what groups deem as normal behavior for a male and female. But sex is what your body parts consist of, your reproduction organs and a penis or vagina (Henslin, 2015, p. 291). You come into this world with a sex, but the world around you influences whether you choose to express yourself in a feminine or masculine way. Where you are in the world impacts what you and your society view as correct behavior for men and women.
This shows society individuals are socialized according to their gender because males are socialized into behaving a different way than girls but it still be accepted as a norm. Women are taught that it is okay to have sexual relationships but they need a reason, example being in a committed relationship, where as men just need a place. This is a common perception based on ones gender , formed from a western conservative view point ( Fugere et.al, 2008). Gender socialization is a process where boys are seen to be given wings and girls are to be given roots (Myers, Spencer, Jordan... ... middle of paper ... ...r of prestige : Why young men report having more sex partners than young women. Sex Roles, 60, 151-159.
Mostly, men will be the ones in power, yet those who are masculine when they should not be, according to society’s standards, will be demeaned. Women will be inferior, yet those who are feminine when they should be shall be respected and praised. Men have been recognized as superior to women for many years, and it will probably remain that way for a while long. It is different for those who want to be dissimilar, whether it is a man wanting to be more feminine or a woman wanting to be more masculine, because in the view of society, there is only one way that is correct. One gains entitlement by following society’s standards, even if it is not the way it should be.