Men Chop Wood While Women Bake Delicious Cookies

All y’all who’ve been throwing out not-so-subtle Uncle Tom comments to me need to recognize one thing: you’re actions speak so loudly I can scarcely hear a word you’re saying. I’m who I’ve always been. I can smell bullshit from a country mile. And when I do, I’ll let you know about it. As the post below proves.

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Men Chop Wood While Women Bake Delicious Cookies

That better be done by the time I get back from hunting.

You know what bugs me? When men don’t treat women with the respect they deserve. Maybe it’s because I grew up with three older sisters. Or maybe it’s because my mom is such a strong and accomplished woman.

Whatever the reason, I believe that women are equal to men in every way and in every context. And I’m not looking for a medal, but sweeping, misogynistic slights against women are not something I take lightly. And while there has been much improvement with regard to gender equality, there’s still a long way to go.

A recent post on Baby’s First Year proves that fact in spades.

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About john cave osborne

John Cave Osborne is a writer whose work has appeared on such sites as DisneyBaby, Babble, YahooShine, TLC and the Huffington Post. He was also referenced by Jezebel one time, but he’s pretty sure they were making fun of him. He and his wife, Caroline, live with their five children and spastic dog in Knoxville, TN. Nothing annoys him more than joke-heavy bios written in the third person, with the possible exception of Corey Feldman.

  • Seattledad

    Great article JCO. Thanks for calling her on it. Even humorous attempts can lead to perpetuating stereotypes.