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camigirl February 3rd, 2014 11:01pm

Do you tend to view/treat male police officers, firefighters, soldiers, etc. differently from female ones? Even if it's unintentional.

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smartfart Florida
02/03/14 7:33 pm

Well, I don't pat the male officers on the head & call them adorable.


Kidding kidding kidding

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bethanyq Ess Eff
02/03/14 5:45 pm

I probably unconsciously respect the women a little more, because I know they've probably had to work twice as hard to prove themselves to get to where they are.

doctalk not all who wander r lost
02/03/14 4:39 pm

If I am
In a burning house with a broken leg and pelvis.
My 220# frame would not appreciate being rescue drug out by a 110# female.

FemmeAdamWest in the Tardis library
02/03/14 4:21 pm

Honestly, I don't encounter any of those enough to really know, or remember from when I do.

Keldeo Laverre City
02/03/14 4:14 pm

Unintentionally, I do view them differently. Treat? Absolutely not.

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MrLucchese If curious, ask.
02/03/14 4:12 pm

I cannot recall a time where an individual's sex played any roll in the respect I did or did not show them. I try to treat all persons in the best manner I know how; doing so regardless of any differences which may exist.

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/03/14 4:08 pm

Not to belittle your sentiment, but I think (right or wrong) that "guys" has become gender neutralish. "Hey guys! What's up?" seems a phrase to say to a group of mixed friends.

camigirl
02/03/14 4:12 pm

Well I would've given the benefit of the doubt if he hadn't said gentlemen prior. :P

EnderWiggin So disillusioned...
02/03/14 4:46 pm

True. Read past that and missed it. That sucks.

camigirl
02/03/14 4:04 pm

Today I walked past a group of Marines in uniform when a random man says "thank you for your service gentleman, you guys are the reason we are free." I felt horrible because there were four women in the group. I know women are still dismissed or

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camigirl
02/03/14 4:04 pm

treated differently in these types of jobs, but I didn't know it was still on this level.