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5 responses to “Quicklink: how to respond when you see some sexism happening”

  1. newswithnipples

    Thanks for the plug! Hopefully we’ll end up with a list for all occasions.

  2. paul walter

    In case of emergency, break glass.

  3. paul walter

    Following my own advice, the Tele says Abbott is at it again, Gillard hasn’t had children, so can’t work out the mini budget.
    True abuse of the Syllogism.

  4. tigtog

    Paul, the point of NWN’s post is not suggestions for how to provide commentary from a distance when one sees sexism happening, the point is to respond directly and immediately to the person engaging in sexist behaviour in a way that points out the sexism in a non-nonsense manner. Commentary from a distance on Phony Tony’s continuing dog whistles and gaslighting efforts generally belongs on a Media Circus thread.

  5. maiforpeace

    Nice list, newswithnipples, concise and direct.

    It’s not a hard list to learn the responses to either, so you can be prepared to snap your answer at a moment’s notice. As long as sexist comments are allowed to go unchallenged, they will be repeated, so you might as well prepare yourselves if you’ve heard them already once in the workplace.

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