[LMB] OT: Gender Roles
howard at brazee.net
Thu Sep 23 22:39:31 BST 2021
> On Sep 23, 2021, at 2:31 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Much of the time when men take on “female” roles, there is an excuse that
>> they are doing so in a manly way. Cooking is an example of this.
> High-status cooking, namely being a chef, has always been male-associated.
> It's the routine jobs that must constantly be redone - cooking to provide
> fuel, cleaning, general maintenance of the necessities of living - that
> have been assigned to women. When the role rises above drudgery, it
> becomes male.
Or even backyard BBQ
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