Rule #1: Blame women for the negative actions of men.
- Example: rape culture, victim blaming
Rule #2: Women’s bodies exist as objects for male consumption
- Example: porn, BDSM culture
Rule #3: Female bodies exist as male property
- Example: child brides, most traditional marriages
Rule #4: Women’s opinions do not matter, men know better.
- Example: people asking specifically for a male opinion
Rule #5: All great achievements come from men.
- Example: erasing women’s contributions from history
Rule #6: Male bodies and brains are inherently superior
- Example: men’s vs. women’s sports, women in science
Rule #7: Sexuality is for men and is male centric
- Example: ignoring the clitoris, lesbophobia
Rule #8: Women’s labor exists to serve men
- Example: free labor in the home performed by women
Rule #9: Men must always be considered first and foremost
- Example: anything women-only is considered offensive
Rule #10: Men must be the ones to control human reproduction
- Example: abortion legislation, birth control legislation