Free dinners on dates, child custody in court cases, chivalry – evidence of female privilege?
Some people say that it is. But are these examples really signs of privilege – or are they results of the sexism of a patriarchal society?
Here’s Celia Edell breaking down what’s really going on with the examples people cite as “evidence” of female privilege. It’s not as straightforward as some men would like you to think.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 7 Reasons People Argue That Female Privilege Exists – And Why They’re Mistaken
- 3 Well-Meaning Assumptions About Women You Never Realized Were Sexist
Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a Masters degree in Philosophy from the University of Sheffield in England and is currently doing her PhD in Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling.