Chivalry Is Sexism In Theory And In Practice. Does Chivalry Need To End?

Why we must keep what is good and right about chivalry.

President Barack Obama holding an umbrella for First Lady Michelle Obama upon their arrival in Cuba. This is by definition an instance of benevolent sexism. (

“No, chivalry is not dead — but it’s about time it was”. This was the title of an article that made the rounds over the past week. I’ve always been a big believer in chivalry since my youth a long time ago in a culture far, far away, so the moment I saw the title, my…




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Glenn Rocess

Glenn Rocess

Retired Navy. Inveterate contrarian. If I haven’t done it, I’ve usually done something close.

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