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comment by bioemerl
bioemerl  ·  2024 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How to Design a City for Women

The strange thing is that people seem to be shifting now from the "women are just as capable as men" to a new "women are too scared to compete with men, and are not able to stand up for themselves" view.

Look at the comments of the park. They essentially say "we have to put a bunch of divisions so that the men don't take over the park". The idea that women should be separated, protected, and shielded from the world may not be present in these things as they are now, but I would be willing to bet that if this stuff goes mainstream we aren't going to see it contributing to a more positive view of women.

"Ladies first" died out for a reason. Now it's being brought back.