The question you should never ask women – period
Are you ever around women who seem frustrated, upset or irritated? Have you ever asked one of them if she was on her period or perhaps been tempted to inquire?
Take it from me: Don’t. Presuming that female reproductive organs make women behave irrationally is rude and sexist. It also evokes the same unscientific beliefs that have always held women back.
I’m a sociologist who on a daily basis simply for existing. In studying the , I’ve learned that men and women alike can contribute to gender inequality in seemingly innocuous ways, including through what might seem like small talk. Read more…