Forum Post: women, progress? and the number one job...add to that sue Hardee's and Carls: female cashiers.
Posted 5 years ago on Sept. 9, 2016, 1:27 a.m. EST by elf3
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I'm not sure where we are now. I doubt men have it much better. I can only read this article and think...how little progress has been made. For the majority of women in my country...the whole list is pitiful from1950 to today...cashier being number 2 female job...usually when a women ceases to Be young and cute enough to remain a secretary....and how much has our pay increased with inflation I wonder? The thought that I will somehow accept a woman for president whose thinking ( or actual real behavior and actions like accepting corporate payouts like those from major polluters or insurers that most affects our bodies...and setting up policies outsourcing to predominantly young female slave labor of our sisterhood...or ignoring Rwandan genocide or standing by her her horn dog blow job at work receiving husband) is in line with the men who surround her is a fair deal as if I should be satisfied because the small amount of female ceos and senators have conformed themselves to think and behave like the conscienceless men who dominate industry and government serves to appease us...phht. I declare that using the term admin may be a washing over and phrase to deceive us all into thinking we have somehow progressed. Employment in my country stinks, there is little upward mobility, women are where we have always been...and men seem to be sinking into and perhaps taking over our ranks themselves albeit they are seen as in a temporary state and others blame it on the economy woman seem to be seen as where they are supposed to be at home in the service sector serving as secretaries to a more fortunate mostly male hierarchy. But we are judged on our looks, seen as harlots of the office, commanded to smile twenty times a day, belittled, demoralized, afterall we were born to this station and as it is so we must accept the demands of our " chosen" lifestyle...as if we are strippers, as if we have no rent to pay...as if we are choosing to give up a little corner of ourselves to survive in this world as if work for us is somehow optional and uneeded and some sort of bonus not worthy of a real salary. To that I say we service sector employees must reign in a new era of employment...we must truck in our own unions and resources. We must sue for sexism with quick swift and immediate intolerance of innuendo and sexual inferences. I am not an object...nor am I just a worker. I am above all things a person, a citizen with a supposed voice in my government...and so are you. We must demand an end to the banker boys club and service sector acceptance. So in 2020 if we are still secretaries...shame on every american for a refusal to step up. To the woman mouthing her cheeseburger in those sad and telling ads or serving up her breasts and a smile to men at that so called family restaurant Hooters...we have failed to teach or provide the women of our country a more dignified path...we have lead our women to believe we are objects here to service men and provide as much gratification as the cheeseburger she was consuming...but a mere tool to get men off no more significant than a toy or fancy car. And we go along so we don't seem prudish stuck up or lame...but i have a feeling very few women actually were saying in their heads" yeah ...awesome ad ...go girl!" but silently wondered how many of their male bosses said exactly that...as one of the workers of the number one female job in this nation...secretary.