Skip To Content

    If People Talked About Men The Way They Talk About Women In The Olympics

    'Why Usain Bolt is the Simone Biles of Running.'

    1. Men would be described in relation to their wives.

    Clive Brunskill / Getty Images / Twitter: @chicagotribune / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    2. Male athletes would be criticised for using their "exotic beauty" to their advantage. / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    3. They would be subject to extremely gross comments like these ones circa the 2012 Olympics.

    4. And male athletes would always be compared to a female equivalent. / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    5. Men would never be the first ones mentioned. / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    6. The stylishness of their outfits would really matter. / Jasmin Nahar / Buzzfeed / Julian Finney / Getty

    7. And time would need to be set aside to discuss what they should and shouldn't do with their own face. / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed / Greg Baker / Getty Images

    8. The fact that some Olympians are dads would be a big deal. / Jasmin Nahar / BuzzFeed

    9. Men would be slammed for what they wore – but the women wouldn't be shamed.

    10. And people would call out the men for being a bad role model to children...


    11. ...but celebrate the women.


    12. And people would point out the most irrelevant details about a man's appearance.

    NBC Bay Area Twitter

    Ryan Lochte, what IS your nail secret?