Quotes about the stereotype that some jobs are for women, while others are for men.
“I once had a boss assure me he’d never hire a woman as part of his sales team because he felt no one in the field would take a woman seriously enough to make a sale.”— Leslie
“I was working in electronics department of a office supply chain. Regional manager (male) showed up to observe store; pulled store manager (male) aside and said: ‘You have a woman working in electronics?’ I knew at that moment my days were numbered. Sure enough, over the next few weeks, my hours were cut, then my shifts were split so that I had to both open the store and close it (15 mile commute each way), and all kinds of ways were found to cheat me out of sales commissions so that there was justification for “letting me go” if I didn’t quit first. I quit before they could fire me.” — Aine
“I think the worst was: An old guy was worried I would (I kid you not) “Hurt my womb” if I carried a table.” — Kyra
“By the owner of the funeral home I worked at when asking him when I was going to be taken off the front desk and moved to the back: ‘Ladies don’t belong in the embalming room. Unless they’re dead.’ — Mary