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09.19.2018

Iowa State researcher studies why women – including feminists – are still attracted to ‘benevolently sexist’ men

By The Conversation

Do women who consider themselves feminists still find “benevolent sexism” — such as a man holding open a door or offering to carry groceries — offensive or attractive? This is a question Pelin Gul, post-doctoral research fellow at Iowa State University, and Tom Kuper, Marie Curie Research Fellow at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, are undertaking in their research.