Changing Gender Roles In The 1920's

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The typical gender role is that men go to work and the women stay at home to care for the children and do all the house work. That thought was a big deal lots of years ago and was something that society thought was right, many things have changed then though women actually work and it isn’t something that is discriminated as much. So many things have changed gender role wise, there are single parents, both men and women, working to support their families. While some gender roles are fine to some extent, they shouldn’t be something that isolates people because of their gender. Being a stay home mom or dad is not a bad thing, and working to support your family shouldn’t be either because you’re a woman who needs to provide financially to your …show more content…
These women were considered the “rule breakers” because they didn’t dress like “lady.” The cut their hair short, wore short dresses, and were the complete opposite of what they were expected to be. Flappers stood up for what they wanted to accomplish and it didn’t matter to them what people had said. They all had steady jobs. But after working all day, at night they would go out to clubs and just party, they weren’t what anybody considered a normal working woman. They had carefree attitudes that everyone thought of as strange because nobody was used this look on woman. After 72 years of struggling, women finally gained the right to vote and were able to do just as much as man …show more content…
Today, we have phones and we can just talk to each other on social media, we don’t do anything face to face. There are so many new ways to be able to talk to a person today, nobody has to worry about facing the person and the fear of looking disappointed if you get rejected. Social has definitely made a big impact on how girls feel about telling guys their feelings for them, it gives them a little more confidence because they most likely wouldn’t tell a guy how they feel if they were in person. Most of the time now guys don’t come to the girl 's house to pick them up, they usually just tell each other where they will meet. Girls have gained so much more than just the right to vote and the right to work, girls gained the confidence that others said they couldn’t have because they were just

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