Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Special for the little ladies: vintage, uhh, humor

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | May 17, 2010 9:30 AM | comments

Filed in: Entertainment, The Movement
Tags: female stereotypes, feminism, sexism, sexist cartoons

Actually, I've never seen a better argument for female separatism. *cough cough*

It's after the jump.


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Intellectual? Heaven forfend. I remember years ago, when I was trying to meet men. I learned early on to lie when they asked me what kind of work I did.

When I was in high school, I wanted to drop my typing class. I didn't need the credit, and I could leave school early for work to earn college tuition. The principal called me into his office to talk me out of it.

"Don't you want to be a secretary some day?"

"BE a secretary?! I want to HAVE a secretary."

He chuckled and told me that allowing me to drop the class would be doing me a great disfavor. I skipped class for six weeks, until I was told I'd be suspended unless I went back. I typed letters to my friends until I graduated.

Hey - if she's not an intellectual, she'll be perfectly prepared for a life of picking up the house and cleaning! Maybe throwing all those papers is just practice for her chosen profession.

God, these cartoons are sickening.

That reminds me a lot of my college years.