Examples of where the feminist lobby pushed to have gender inequality addressed in situations where the status quo favored women

<< Sound of crickets >>

Oh come on, someone throw me a bone … I’m serious … after several months and hundreds of hits on this page, not one person has come up with an example. For pity’s sake, there must be at least one example of feminists speaking up against gender equality favouring women that I can showcase here.

Please … otherwise people are going to think that feminists are more interested in female privilege than gender equality

 

Well until such time as an example is provided, how about we broaden things out to also look at issues that had a disproportionately detrimental effect on men but where feminists said/did nothing until such time that significant numbers of women began to be affected … hmm, like spousal support

Expulsion from university due to an allegation of sexual misconduct (example)

Pension entitlement age: ‘Women march in Scotland because they’re being treated like men’ (17 September 2016) Reddit discussion thread with linked article

Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt’s pay gap (16 June 2016)

Would anyone like to suggest other issues to consider here?

Elsewhere in this blog you might also be interested in reading:

If the central tenet of feminism is equality then what men’s/boys causes have feminists championed recently?

2 thoughts on “Examples of where the feminist lobby pushed to have gender inequality addressed in situations where the status quo favored women”

  1. There was a time when women worked largely within the security and comfort of the home. Men worked outside the home, often in dirty, dangerous and physically demanding jobs.

    In the pursuit of equality many women relinquished some of their privilege and entered into the paid workforce to share the burden of financially supporting the household. (Preferably in executive roles. Not the icky jobs.)

    1. Working class women always had to work.

      Getting middle class women to was a social engineering project from the top.

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