Sexism and Language . Caitlin Bridson-Pateman and Brianna Cheyne. Defining sexist language: . “Words, phrases , and expressions that unnecessarily differentiate between women and men or exclude, trivialize, or diminish either gender” ( Parks & Roberton , 1998 ). History .
Caitlin Bridson-Pateman and Brianna Cheyne
Definition: Sexist language usage that can be straightforwardly identified.
Definition: An indirect level of sexism that enables someone to express sexism while also denying responsibility for it.
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- Inflecting pejorative words positively
- Answering back/wit