Yes, women can be sexist too

Posted: October 16, 2010 by Jender in failure to take women seriously, lack of mentoring

I was a graduate student in the early 1990s, when a prominent female philosopher in my overwhelmingly male field visited our department. She was traveling with a child. We (few) female graduate students were thrilled to have the chance to meet her. After her talk people gathered round to chat. She asked the male graduate students about their work. She asked the women about their availability for babysitting.

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