Friday, October 16

It's OK for males to do perform poorly

NPR interviewed Gail Collins last Tuesday about her book celebrating the increase of working women. Part of the transcript reads:

Ms. COLLINS: The very second that you suddenly got girls going through school and doing better than boys on every level, you instantly started getting all these magazine stories about what's wrong with our boys? We've only got two sexes.

INSKEEP: Somebody has to be in second…

Ms. COLLINS: Society really can't win on this one. You know, somebody is not going to have the majority of college students. But…
So it's OK for males to do perform poorly. Imagine saying something like that about males.

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