Tuesday, July 18, 2006

institutional sexism

Matt's been on a search for work gloves for my sisters and me, to use in Julian. According to the tag on the "subcontractor" gloves that he finds so useful and wonderful, they come in women's sizes. No one, either in San Diego or on the internet, seems to carry them, though.

So, he was forced to buy us "gardening" gloves. Similar, and likely to be much more wonderful than the lame gloves we've been using, but nonetheless "gardening" gloves and not "subcontractor" gloves.

What gives?


GenXGirlRev said...

Title IX allows us to play sports, but not construction. That bites!

feminist_mom said...

Well, in Nebraska we have blue leather women's work gloves. Love, Mom.