Anonymous said: I identify as a feminist but I really like this blog. I was just wondering if you thought the statistics concerning men receiving harsher punishments for similar crimes were partly attributed to traditional views of gender (like men being tougher and ruthless so they can handle these punishments)? I think these circumstances are really unfair, I'm just wondering if you've ever thought why it was that why?
Hi, thanks for your question and your kind words.
Let’s say (for argument’s sake) that giving women far less time for incarceration and softer sentencing is a result of viewing females as harmless, childlike, and weak. This begs the question:
Q: Why aren’t feminists protesting this inequality tooth and nail?
A: Because this inequality benefits women.