Women slightly outnumber men in our country. Are they “minorities”? Unfortunately, yes!
The Millennial generation is more diverse and more comfortable with racial and cultural diversity than prior generations. Is this reason to hope that racial bias will disappear? Most people think so. But is it true?
Trump’s comments in his recently revealed “locker-room talk” video reek of gender bias. They are inconsistent with our national value that stands against the abuse of women (including under Sharia law).
When we talk about “gender bias,” we generally assume we’re talking about a bias against women. Not so fast. The issue is less about men and women and more about a preference for the masculine style. This affects men as well.
I had two opportunities to experience unconscious gender bias this week. A bike mechanic and a chimneysweep each looked through me (the paying customer) to a male companion. This bias I call “presumed vs. earned credibility.”