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Him Verses Her At Work

Workplace discrimination by gender is taken for granted.

man and woman looking at each other

The following is a list of examples which illustrate the phenomenon.

THE FAMILY PICTURE IS ON HIS DESK:
He must be a solid, responsible family man.
THE FAMILY PICTURE IS ON HER DESK:
She probably puts her family before her career.
 
HIS DESK IS CLUTTERED:
He’s obviously a hard worker and a busy man.
HER DESK IS CLUTTERED:
She’s obviously a disorganized scatterbrain.
 
HE IS TALKING WITH HIS CO-WORKERS:
He must be discussing the latest deal.
SHE IS TALKING WITH HER CO-WORKERS:
She must be gossiping.
 
HE’S NOT IN THE OFFICE:
He’s meeting a customer.
SHE’S NOT IN THE OFFICE:
She must be out shopping.
 
HE’S HAVING LUNCH WITH THE BOSS:
He’s on his way up.
SHE’S HAVING LUNCH WITH THE BOSS:
They must be having an affair.
 
THE BOSS CRITICIZED HIM:
He’ll improve his performance.
THE BOSS CRITICIZED HER:
She’ll be very upset.
 
HE GOT AN UNFAIR DEAL:
Did he get angry?
SHE GOT AN UNFAIR DEAL:
Did she cry?
 
HE’S GETTING MARRIED:
He’ll get more settled.
SHE’S GETTING MARRIED:
She’ll get pregnant and leave.
 
HE’S HAVING A BABY:
He’ll need a raise.
SHE’S HAVING A BABY:
She’ll cost the company money in maternity benefits.
 
HE’S GOING ON A BUSINESS TRIP:
It’s good for his career.
SHE’S GOING ON A BUSINESS TRIP:
What does her husband say?
 
HE’S LEAVING FOR A BETTER JOB:
He knows how to recognize a good opportunity.
SHE’S LEAVING FOR A BETTER JOB:
Women are not dependable.

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