16 Jun '11, 1pm

Do you think helping a woman carry a heavy bag - or saying you cannot live without her - is sexist?

LONDON - If the age of chivalry is dead, it appears a group of feminists psychologists are trying to ensure it is never revived, concluding that a man who helps his wife with her heavy shopping is actually guilty of "benevolent sexism". The researchers created a list of such damaging acts as: Helping a woman to choose the right computer, calling a group of both men and women "guys" and offering to do the driving on a long distance journey. Even men who think they are expressing affection might be guilty - the scientists said calling a woman a "chick", showering her with unwanted affection or saying that you cannot live without her could also be sexist. The researchers from the Washington DC-based feminist Society for the Psychology of Women said there were many acts of unnoticed sexism taking place every day through acts or comments that suggested women could not cope with...

Full article: http://www.todayonline.com/World/EDC110616-0000026/If-chi...

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