bell hooks defines feminism as “a movement to end sexism, sexist exploitation, and oppression.” More: Gender roles Gender roles refer to the ways people perform gender. Gendered expectations Gendered expectations refers to the pressure women and men feel to perform their gender and the stigma endured by people who fail to perform it “correctly.” It recognizes that decisions are not made in a culture-free vacuum of total free will or by people too dense to know what will make them happy.
It removes the agency from where it belongs to where it doesn’t.
Generally “To get what I could from them using the only weapons readily available to me — my body, my charm, my femininity and my compliance.” Gaining the approval of those in charge of a sexist society opens up access to the perks and opportunities of masculinity.
Anti-feminism understands power as zero-sum and seeks to maintain male hegemony.
in coping with competition or difficulties: It is to your advantage to have traveled widely.
benefit is anything that promotes the welfare or improves the state of a person or group: The new factory will be a great benefit to our town. financial, moral, or educational: profit from trade; profit from in the hole A trump card; something advantageous held in reserve until needed, and especially until needed to turn apparent failure into actual success.