48 Things Women Hear In A Lifetime (That Men Just Don't)

Watch 80 years of subtle sexism in under two minutes.

Don't be a slut, but definitely don't be too prude. Don't be so emotional, but don't be a cold-hearted bitch. Prioritize your family over your career, but are you sure you want to be a stay-at-home mom?

Throughout our lives, women hear insidious, often-conflicting messages about what it means to be a woman, about how we should act, talk and look.

In the video above, watch as girls and women deliver messages you'd never say to a boy or a man, one after another. Each individual remark may seem inconsequential, but listening to them in totality shows just how never-ending (and exhausting) subtle sexism really is.

Commentary on women's bodies, minds and decisions -- from "Stop being an attention whore!" to "Are you planning on working after the baby is born? -- knows no bounds.


Scripted and directed by Jessica Samakow
Produced by Jessica Samakow and Oliver Noble
Filmed and edited by Oliver Noble

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