In My Defense

I had to post this because this quote sums up EXACTLY how women who don't change their names when wedded are viewed by people:

True gender equality is actually perceived as inequality. A group that is made up of 50% women is perceived as being mostly women. A situation that is perfectly equal between men and women is perceived as being biased in favor of women. And if you don’t believe me, you’ve never been a married woman who kept her family name. I have had students hold that up as proof of my “sexism.” My own brother told me that he could never marry a woman who kept her name because “everyone would know who ruled that relationship.” Perfect equality – my husband keeps his name and I keep mine – is held as a statement of superiority on my part.
—– When Worlds Collide: Fandom and Male Privilege.

Link to my post on this subject: click here

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  1. Anonymous

    *applause*

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