19 Questions For Men That Highlight Everyday Sexism

When feminist hashtags take over Twitter.

Earlier today, Daily Life columnist Clementine Ford tweeted a question regarding the reaction she typically gets to her writing.

1. It sparked the hashtag #QuestionsForMen, highlighting the everyday sexism women have to face and men generally don’t even have to consider:


#QuestionsForMen Have you ever read a thinkpiece by a respected female writer explaining why and how men aren’t funny?

— Clementine Ford (@clementine_ford)

#questionsformen How does your wife feel about your career?

— G (@A_Gaayathri)

#QuestionsForMen have you ever had trouble breaking into your chosen field because it's a 'girl's club?'

— Kirsty Webeck (@KirstArific)

#QuestionsForMen Are you glad you waited until you were established in your career before becoming a father?

— Summer Fairey (@juliefairey)

How often have you needed to lie and pretend you had a partner to try to stop someone hitting on you? #QuestionsForMen

— Flynn Malice (@FlynnMalice)

#QuestionsForMen have you even been judged on the length of your pants?

— Cassandra Joyce (@Patchimperfect)

#questionsformen when you achieve something great, do you expect the female reporter to say, 'give us a twirl, who are you wearing?'

— Kirsty Webeck (@KirstArific)

#questionsformen Have you ever had to fight for a 10% share of the conversation with women who think that you're actually taking 80% share?

— Margaret O'Connor (@MargaretOConno5)

Has your body been compared to an unlocked car, wallet or other object that can be carelessly left unattended? #QuestionsForMen

— Kelly Trudgen (@RebelKels)

Do you struggle to identify with playable male characters because they are hyper-sexualised objects of fantasy?#QuestionsForMen

— Penelope (@MissRedpen)

Are you able to watch shows with more than two men on the panel without it being dismissed as a men's show? #QuestionsForMen

— Laura Hartnell (@laurahartnell)

Do you send your mates a message to let them know you've gotten home safely? #questionsformen

— Chelsea Ayling (@chelseaayling)

How many times have you been told you're "such an independent young man" like that shouldn't just be a given. #QuestionsForMen

— Gyan Yankovich (@GyanYankovich)

Have you ever considered the advantages to be gained from signing your work using only your initials? #QuestionsForMen

— Nicola Gaston (@nicgaston)

#questionsformen ever been called a 'boy gamer' while girls are just... Gamers?

— Paula Roe (@paulawrites)

Well played, Twitter.


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Jenna Guillaume is Editor-at-Large for BuzzFeed and is based in Sydney.
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