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usernamehere June 1st, 2014 10:36pm

Men: Do you work in a traditionally female-dominated profession (or are you a stay-at-home dad?)

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06/02/14 3:54 am

Did the stay at home for about 2 years, then the wife took over. enjoyed it though.
work as a chef, and be while not all men it is mostly.
However I also have a small catering company and I find that most of the catering chefs are females.

DavesNotHere where am I
06/01/14 5:51 pm

I can't answer this. I'm a postal worker. You have to be human first.

Dazey Beagles Rule
06/01/14 4:15 pm

My profession is most definitely female dominated. 5% of us are male in my regional conferences.

Arananthi Literal Ninja
06/01/14 3:51 pm

W00t! First blue vote! I'm a stay at home dad AND I work (from home) in a traditionally female-dominated profession (writing, though a brief Google indicates that the notion of writing as a female-dominated profession isn't universally accepted.)

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 3:52 pm

Yeah, I wouldn't consider writing a female-dominated profession. It certainly wasn't for quite a few centuries.

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 3:57 pm

Nowadays I would say it is, though.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 4:03 pm

I'd say it's about even.
The highest grossing lean slightly towards males, but you may be correct in the overall. I'll have to looking more into it.

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 4:06 pm

I'd say females are the highest grossing. Most male authors are authors of independent, less popular series and novels, whereas YA fiction, arguably the most prevalent and profitable genre today, is dominated by women.

usernamehere Raise a little hell
06/01/14 4:19 pm

Hunger Games, Harry Potter, Twilight, Divergent, all written by women.

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 4:21 pm

9 men and 6 women on that article, and most of the women are nowadays authors and half of the men got famous in the mid-late 20th century.

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 4:23 pm

Actually, all of the women are current, thus, establishing my point. Also, that is the richest, meaning who earned more over their historical career. I specifically stated nowadays who is making more on books released this past decade, and given

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 4:23 pm

the tiles username provided, I still think women make more *nowadays* (in writing)

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 4:30 pm

Did you read the number of writings released by each of the authors in recent years combined with sales? It's not as heavily one-sided. I really don't care either way.

Anyway, what kind of writing do you do?

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 3:40 pm

No, I work in a heavily male-dominated industry, and many actively work to keep it that way.

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 3:47 pm

General business, really.
It's not widespread, but there are still some who actively believe only men are fit to perform their duties.

droo Santa Barbara
06/01/14 3:48 pm

I thought you were a full-time student lol

MrLucchese If curious, ask.
06/01/14 3:49 pm

By credits, yes (any student over 12 credits is considered such), but I work full-time, also.