Friday, April 9, 2010

Study finds sexism rampant in nature

One of the millions of lionesses trapped in an abusive relationship.

How come nobody posted this? If I read the Onion more than you do then something is very, very wrong in the world. From a few weeks ago: Study Finds Sexism Rampant In Nature.

"The sexist attitude that child-rearing is 'women's work' is prevalent throughout nature and has been for generations, probably since reptiles first developed mammalian characteristics in the Triassic period," Tannen said. "Sadly, most creatures never pause to challenge these woefully outdated gender roles."

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