Quotes About Gender Stereotypes

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Quotes About Gender Stereotypes

I have always felt one of the things dance should do - its business being so clearly physical - is challenge the cultures gender stereotypes.
— Twyla Tharp —

The gender stereotypes introduced in childhood are reinforced throughout our lives and become self-fulfilling prophesies. Most leadership positions are held by men, so women don't expect to achieve them, and that becomes one of the reasons they don't.

— Sheryl Sandberg

I hate gender stereotypes like girls love princesses and boys like guns ... my point is that tying particular behaviors and interests to particular gender seems to be the major reason guys who like dance get called names.

— Melissa Kantor

For far too long, the female gender has been plagued with stereotypes, typecasting, as well as, subtle and blatant discrimination.

— Asa Don Brown

Decades of social science studies have confirmed what the Heidi/Howard case study so blatantly demonstrates: we evaluate people based on stereotypes (gender, race, nationality, and age, among others). Our stereotype of men holds that they are providers, decisive, and driven. Our stereotype of women holds that they are caregivers, sensitive, and communal. Because we characterize men and women in opposition to each other, professional achievement and all the traits associated with it get placed in the male column.

— Sheryl Sandberg

We evaluate people based on stereotypes (gender, race, nationality, and age, among others).4 Our stereotype of men holds that they are providers, decisive, and driven. Our stereotype of women holds that they are caregivers, sensitive, and communal.

— Sheryl Sandberg

Men have influenced my activism and feminism both positively and negatively. As most gender differences are social, not genetic, we still need to change what we do and what we expect of each other ... The potential exists for societies where men and women do not have to conform to unwanted stereotypes.

— Eva Cox

I have always felt one of the things dance should do - its business being so clearly physical - is challenge the culture's gender stereotypes.

— Twyla Tharp

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