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Are Mens' Beard's Micro-Agressive Sexism?

Sexist? Micro-agression? Offensive hair?

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#1 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 11:04 AM

Are Men's Beards Sexist and Misogynistic?
 

Are men

who wear and flaunt them

"displaying harmful micro-aggressive offensive"

Misogynistic and Sexist behavior......?



#2 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 11:12 AM

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#3 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 11:24 AM

Breakfast Club Social Issues/Concerns Discussion
 
Men with beards are more likely to be SEXIST
By Seriously Science
November 25, 2015
 Discover Magazine: The magazine of science, technology, and the future
 
The Association Between Men’s Sexist Attitudes and Facial Hair.
 

“Facial hair,

like many masculine secondary sexual traits,
plays a significant role in perceptions of an array of sociosexual traits in men.
 

While there is consensus that beards

enhance perceptions of masculinity, age, social dominance, and aggressiveness,

the perceived attractiveness of facial hair varies greatly across women. Given the ease with which facial hair can be groomed and removed entirely, why should some men retain beards and others choose to remove them? We hypothesized that men with relatively sexist attitudes would be more likely to allow their facial hair to grow than men with less sexist attitudes. Men from the USA (n = 223) and India (n = 309) completed an online survey measuring demographic variables, ambivalent sexism, and facial hair status. After controlling for demographic variables, men with facial hair were significantly higher in hostile sexism than clean-shaven men; hostile sexism was a significant predictor of facial hair status over and above demographic variables; and facial hair was more frequent among ambivalent and hostile sexists than among benevolent and non-sexists."
 
"It is suggested that sexist men choose to grow facial hair
because it maximizes sexual dimorphism and augments perceived masculinity and dominance.”
http://blogs.discove...xist/#more-4882
 
 
:logik:   :popcorn:


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 11:47 AM.


#4 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 11:34 AM

(Remember, these are  separate stories from various sources only aggregated 
by Savile Row.)

Rise of the beard: A short history of the world's most powerful facial hair
Jake Wallis Simons, for CNN
Mon June 29, 2015

cnn.com
http://www.cnn.com/2...rds-in-history/


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 11:44 AM.


#5 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 11:43 AM

34 Historical Figures With The Most Facial Hair Swag
 
The beard is mightier than the sword.
July 10, 2013
buzzfeed.com

These are really fuzzy dudes!
Check out the pics:
General Ambrose Burnside, Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria-Hungary,

Horace Greeley, Friedrich Nietzsche, John Knox, Friedrich Engels, Salvador Dali, Charles Darwin,
Vlad the Impaler,

Karl Marx, and many more....




http://www.buzzfeed....5o2x#.hiQDgaNaG


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 11:44 AM.


#6 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 12:07 PM

Breakfast Club Important Social Issues Discussion

 

Some pondering. 
One sage from a really observant breakaway faction
noted that with the rise of "Global Warming" fewer Men Critters were growing facial hair.
 
Yet another prominent and scholarly faction felt that the lessened "cultural propensity"
to display "micro-aggressive male dominant " and really prominent,

allegedly misogynistic facial hair
preceded  the "Global Warming" thingy....
 
So, which came first:  "Less culturally dominant facial hair or more  "Global Warming"?
Cause and effect?
 

Is "Global Warming"  acting as a reducing factor

in the growth and display of Men's Beards and Big Facial Hair

and thus lessening Men Critters' alleged misogynistic cultural behavior?
:unsure: :whistle: :popcorn:


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 12:24 PM.


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Posted 29 November 2015 - 12:34 PM

Breakfast Club: Huff-Po Article

Do Men Grow Beards To Show Dominance? Here's What The Science Says
The Huffington Post
By Jacqueline Howard
03/26/2015
Scientists have long known that beards can make a man seem more dominant and masculine.
Now provocative new research involving primates shows that

male facial hair is more elaborate

in social groups involving intense competition

for rank, dominance and attractiveness (see video).
In general, our new research shows that body ornaments

appear to be more elaborate in larger groups of primates

where signaling quality and status to strangers

is of great importance.

 

The same may apply to humans which live in fairly large societies,"

Dr. Cyril Grueter, an associate professor of biological anthropology

at the University of Western Australia in Perth

and the study's lead author, told The Huffington Post in an email.
http://www.huffingto..._n_6946834.html



 


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 12:58 PM.


#8 GrumpyGranny

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 03:24 PM

Talk about your crazy topics...really, Savile Row? 

 

For the record, I love men with beards, mustaches and long hair. Think VietnamVet68/69... Think my three sons... well, ok, Chris B doesn't do long hair but he does frequently go in for the fuzzy face look...


Edited by GrumpyGranny, 29 November 2015 - 11:40 PM.

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 04:29 PM

My beard keeps my face warm in the winter. I shave it off in the summer.
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Posted 29 November 2015 - 04:44 PM

Flaunting warm-face privilege ^^^
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#11 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 08:45 PM

The "Bearded Ones"....Do they cause damage to the psyche
and activate.....“trigger warnings”......
The lexicon
of free speech
 has changed:
Persons now speak about
“micro-aggressions”,
“trigger warnings”,
and
“safe spaces”......
 
 
I. Micro-aggression.
A choice of words that may
have no malicious intent but
which is interpreted by a "distressed recipient" as an act of violence.

II. Trigger warning.
An alert that teachers, lecturers, and others
 are expected to issue if the content of words  might upset anyone.
A number of BOOKS now come with trigger warnings at some universities:
for instance, Ovid’s Metamorphoses (trigger: sexual assault) and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby
(trigger: suicide, domestic abuse and graphic violence).

III. Safe space.
A room, offering a place of refuge,
where persons  feel they can talk safely without fear of "micro-aggression".



Do the "Ones-With-Beards"
display  "micro-aggressions"
thus  creating the activation alert
of a "trigger warning",
and the necessity
of a "safe circle
space"?



http://www.telegraph...afe-spaces.html
 
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Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 09:17 PM.


#12 Donna

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 08:55 PM

Dominance . . . Micro-Aggression? WTH? Is this a paler shade of grey?

#13 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 09:21 PM

How political correctness rules in America’s student 'safe spaces’

A student backlash against hearing words and ideas

that oppose their own, citing emotional "trauma",

is changing the culture of the

American campus
by Ruth Sherlock, Boston,
US Editor from Harvard University
The Telegraph

 

 

http://www.telegraph...afe-spaces.html


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 09:24 PM.

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#14 Savile Row

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 09:31 PM

"The professor was asked by her students
if she could she give assurances

that the content of the class

would not be included

in the end-of-year

exam."

 

 

Dude, I do feel your pain!

Can you image having to read

and discuss diametrically opposed ideas

or disparate informational material and then

being required to have a working knowledge of the disparate

ideas and actually have to answer the exam questions about the class's material?

Really painful micro-aggression, bro.....

:logik: :unsure: :whistle:


Edited by Savile Row, 29 November 2015 - 09:36 PM.


#15 Donna

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Posted 29 November 2015 - 10:00 PM

Eyes glazing over - AGAIN!
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Posted 30 November 2015 - 03:20 PM

Much to the dismay of many feminists, liberal male apologists and defeated enemies across the globe, some American men STILL insist on remaining men. If that makes someone feel threatened, I suggest they see a counselor. 


Edited by Oldgoat, 30 November 2015 - 04:14 PM.

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Posted 30 November 2015 - 03:36 PM

"Bruce Jenner is a Republican. Here’s the reason that shouldn’t surprise you."

Caitlyn_Jenner_2_Photo_800.jpg

 

 

https://www.washingt...t-surprise-you/



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Posted 30 November 2015 - 03:39 PM

Now, now . . . SR went to great lengths to make a non-issue an issue.

Pretty sure SR is NOT a feminist, liberal male apologist or whatever. Provocateur comes to mind.

I know a lot of guys who are adorned with beards and their ladies who adore their faces. When men want to go misogynistic, they usually resort to more extreme measures than facial hair.
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Posted 09 December 2015 - 07:25 AM

Breakfast Club Beard "Provocateur" Update

Movember: The best beards in business
"Next time your boss tells you that Movember be damned, facial hair is not appropriate in the workplace, send him this collection of the best beards in business. Read on to find out whose facial fluff makes him look like "a bearded geography teacher" and which businessy beard has its own Twitter handle...
"This is sexual discrimination.
Most girls can't take part."
http://www.telegraph...n-business.html


Edited by Savile Row, 09 December 2015 - 07:27 AM.





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