Jessica Bennett

How to Hack 3 Sexist Things Every Woman Has Heard in the Office

The following is an excerpt from the new book Feminist Fight Club: An Office Survival Manual (For a Sexist Workplace) by Jessica Bennett (Harper Wave, 2016). In the book, Bennett provides the types of sexist archetypes women encounter in the workplace. Below you'll find a few things these people say—and even feminists may unconsciously pick up some of these misogynist assumptions. That's OK, though, because Bennett also provides the tools, or "hacks," (some subtle changes in ways of thinking, others overt actions to combat the sexism head-on) to overcome statements, or "traps," like these: 

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