Bossy… Me?

Women at work on bomber, Douglas Aircraft Comp...
Women at work on bomber, Douglas Aircraft Company, Long Beach, Calif. (LOC) (Photo credit: The Library of Congress)
USAID Human Trafficking Symposium, Sept. 16, 2...
USAID Human Trafficking Symposium, Sept. 16, 2009 — Actress and UNICEF Ambassador Lucy Liu spoke out against human trafficking and lauded USAID efforts to increase awareness. YouTube Interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd9xkPyGaCo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
I'm Bossy
I’m Bossy (Photo credit: F.Lady)

Mothers, wives, sisters, girlfriends, women relatives and friends are very often accused of being ‘bossy’ or ‘nags’. Men, whom sons, and brothers take after, frequently use these terms in a derogatory way to put women off, or simply do so out of exasperation. Are they, in their very patriarchal mentality, justified in doing so? There is probably a reason for women to do this. Continue reading “Bossy… Me?”

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