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Re: now plant clubs- Reverse sexism?!

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT] now plant clubs- Reverse sexism?!
  • From: Island Jim jsinger@igc.org
  • Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 16:45:14 -0500
  • In-reply-to: <7455252.1043763776858.JavaMail.nobody@bigbird.psp.pas.eart hlink.net>

you're right of course, kitty. but at risk of being a sexist, i think the women who have carried the torch against sexist behavior by men against women have cozened the word as their own with only their definition as acceptable.

i think that's why when cooler heads [or both sexes] joined the discussion, reverse sexism came to be used as the other kind.

At 06:27 AM 1/28/03 -0500, you wrote:
I have to ask this qstn. The subject line has been bugging me. What do
you mean by reverse sexism? Being sexist is the same abhorant behavior
whether it is a preference of male over female or female over male.
Reverse sexism then would be the opposite; no preference, wouldn't it?


Kitty


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