Judy Brady's Essay 'Like A Wife'

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Chris Colfer has often been ostracised for being different and encourages others with the words, “there is nothing wrong with you. There is a lot wrong with the world you live in.” The people of America have many differences-- differences that should be celebrated but often are made to be seen as negative. Those who feel entitled --the rich and the majority-- belittle others making them feel like they are wrong for being unique. Due to the loud self entitled, society has been conditioned to see people as less, and those who are deemed to be less are taught to believe that they are wrong, broken, and all because of something that cannot be controlled. This mentality must end. Equality is what America is based on, yet so many of its people are treated as less despite being a part of over half …show more content…
In Judy Brady’s essay “I want a Wife”, she lists impossible and unreasonable tasks that women are expected to accomplish as she at the same time challenges these stereotypes. The simple way in which she lists these expectations highlights the absurdity that has been common in America for centuries.. This essay highlights a problem yet does nothing to challenge it. Recently, Always launched a series of videos on youtube in their “Like a Girl” campaign. The short videos feature girls and young women being unashamed of being themselves as a challenge to a drop in confidence that many girls face in their teen years (Always). This campaign targeted girls everywhere but men as well when one of their videos aired during the super bowl showing that it is okay to “throw like a girl” and “fight like a girl.” This campaign challenger stereotypes encouraging change. This challenge encourages positivity in women and acceptance form men. As more and more people discuss the roles of women in a positive light, more acceptance can be

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