Tell a Sexist Man He's Sexist and Suddenly He's More Sensitive

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Wed, Oct 13th, 2010 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

When men say or do something sexist, science says that the best thing to do is to call them on their shit. The result will surprise rabid feminists: rather than get dismissive or defensive, most men will respond with heightened sensitivity when gender issues are explained to them.

The article further explains that men, although shaken up by the understanding, respond better to criticism than anyone suspected -- that is, at least under certain circumstances: reportedly, freaking out and screaming "you sexist pig!" is actually counter-productive.

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