3 Everyday Ways That Men Tone Police Women

“You’re being too emotional.”

Have you ever tone policed a woman who was talking about her experiences with sexism? You may not have realized tone policing was what you’re doing – because we’re all taught that women are “supposed” to behave a certain way.

With this video from Celia Edell, find out what tone policing means, what the consequences are, and some of the most common ways it shows up.

If you’ve ever experienced this or participated in it, this information can help us all figure out how to recognize tone policing – and put a stop to it.

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The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Celia Edell is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism, a freelance writer, and feminist philosopher. She holds a B.A. in philosophy from University of Western Ontario and is currently doing her masters degree in philosophy at University of Sheffield in England. Her interests include critical race theory, mental health awareness, and bad made-for-TV movies. She tweets and blogs under the name @ceedling