Argumentative Speech: An Informative Speech On Sexism

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Informative Speech

Name: Hannah Granados
Title: Disgrace Because of the Genitals You Were Born With
Specific Purpose: To inform my audience on sexisms major forms.
Thesis Statement: The major forms of sexism: misogyny, misandry, and heterosexism, all play a role in everyone’s life because of society’s image on each sex: female, male, and even those of the LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer or Questioning, and Asexual or Ally)
A. Attention-getter: What does sexism mean to you? - I asked a group of young adults what they thought of when they heard the word “sexism”. Joshua P., a 22-year-old male, who is also into the same sex, said “Being judged for who you are and who you decided to care for”. Annie Jung, a 21-year-old
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A. Main Point 1: Misogyny is a form of sexism based on hatred or disgrace towards all woman or in some cases, when woman don’t act as the misogynist wants them to. Also, misogyny creates a social image of how woman are supposed to be socially, and their role in the economy.
a. Sub-point: First, for centuries woman have an image of being a “mother” or a “house-wife”. Woman have been looked at as the cooks, the cleaners, babysitters, those who had to work in the house.
a. When you talk to a woman and ask her, “What do you do for a living?” and she says “I’m a stay at home mom”, people look at it as if it considered a job. Also, in entertainment woman are always displayed as playing the “house mom”, who put the food on the table and keep the house clean.
I. In the 1940’s and 1950’s, woman barley began having a population in the work places such as factories and in-town business. During that time family responsibilities became an issue because while mothers and wives were making money for their children’s needs, woman could no longer be at home, then turning the blame on the state, creating Welfare, allowing mothers to get paid while staying home to take care of their
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Washington Post also states, “32.3 percent of multiracial women; 27.5 percent of Native American women; 21.2 percent of black women; 20.5 percent of white women; and 13.6 percent of Hispanic women” (CDC) have experienced some form of sexual assault.
c. Sub-point: Finally, woman have noticed this sexism towards them creating a belief called feminism going against patriarchy, all standing up for woman rights.
a. Eastern Kentucky University said “Feminism is an interdisciplinary approach to issues of equality and equity based on gender, gender expression, gender identity, sex, and sexuality as understood through social theories and political activism.”
b. Huffington Post defined patriarchy as “a system of society or government in which men hold the power and women are largely excluded from it.”
Transition into second main point: Now, although sexism is displayed towards woman, men get it too in a form called misandry.

B. Main Point 2: Misandry is a form of sexism that displays dislike of, contempt for, or ingrained prejudice against men.
a. Sub-point: Despite people not wanting labels that each gender is supposed to act as, people look at men as leaders of the house.
a. Woman look at men for security and

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