Daily Archives: January 16, 2015

Questioning sexism and escaping stigmas

By Jessica Broverman, Editor

Sexism has been a part of history since the dawn of time. It will forever be a part of society whether we would like to admit it or not. It is proven that men are often more physically capable than women. Women tend to be more nurturing than men are. Even though these facts have been proven repeatedly, we still expect more from the opposite sex. Just because a man doesn’t have the same chromosomal make up as a woman, that does not mean that he shouldn’t be able to nurture his children when they are in need. A woman can also win first prize in a weight lifting competition. Therefore, why is sexism so complicated and why do we still practice such a mundane form of criticism?