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Gender, Society & Radical Authenticity

When Being Polite Isn’t About Politeness

Gendered politeness isn’t about being polite. It is about ensuring that women don’t disrupt the gender hierarchy.

Would you ever consider approaching an airline pilot to offer advice about flying a Boeing 747? Unless you are a…



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Angela K. Irvin, Psy.D.

Dr. Irvin is a clinical psychologist and mental health educator who enjoys writing about mental wellness, women’s issues, and the lived experience of race.