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    (Original post by TheonlyMrsHolmes)
    Scenario 1.
    I have an old Irish teacher at my school, he refers to me and the other girls in his class as "dear" but the boys by first name.

    I really don't find it sexist, but I came across the "everyday sexism project" website and I was reading through some entries and there are so many entries similar to this and the women find it VERY offensive.

    I don't see it as sexist, he is a nice teacher and very respectful us all (boys and the girls). Also, I sense it's perhaps an Irish thing

    Scenario 2.

    I don't find this sexist either, inappropriate maybe considering the context but "misogynistic and sexist" and claiming he was "eroticising" her picture is pushing it bit to far in my opinion.
    He's old and from a different generation. He's using it as a term of endearment. Leave the poor man alone ffs.
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    (Original post by olawungaa)
    He's old and from a different generation. He's using it as a term of endearment. Leave the poor man alone ffs. 3rd wave feminism is absolute cancer.
    I don't have a problem with it, at all! I just felt like seeing what others would say.
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    O God, the youtube comment
    ' I just don't trust anything that bleeds for five days and doesn't die.' xD
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    Not really. I had an algebra male teacher that used to call me "baby" or "sweetheart". It is not meant to be offensive just like a female teacher calls you "cutey pie".
    Calling students compliments are offensive?
    Since when? It is only offensive if you misinterprets as something offensive and go really deep into it.
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    I wouldn't read into it
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    Scenario 1 I wouldn't call sexist no.

    Scenario 2 I also would't call sexist, but definitely unprofessional.
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    (Original post by Macy1998)
    Not really. I had an algebra male teacher that used to call me "baby" or "sweetheart". It is not meant to be offensive just like a female teacher calls you "cutey pie".
    Calling students compliments are offensive?
    Since when? It is only offensive if you misinterprets as something offensive and go really deep into it.
    Baby sounds creepy to me, sweetheart sounds fine.
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    No. People will kick up a fuss and get offended by anything these days.
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    Everything is offensive nowadays. Political correctness gone mad.
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    From how you've described him, I wouldn't say he's being sexist at all. He's being nice. Can't a bloke be nice without being flamed by feminists these days?
 
 
 
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