In case you had any doubts that the world is a sexist place, this brilliant and scary video will convince you otherwise.
Emma Hall ’16 created the short film “Autofill: A Gender Study.” This 4 minute and 41 second video focuses on societal microaggressions that have become “norms” and stereotypes of gender and feminism revealed through Google searches, including one-line statements such as “rape victims should take blame” and “feminists are ugly.”
Here is the transcript:
Cat: Women need to be dominated.
Eva: Men should be able to hit women.
Sam: Women shouldn’t speak in church.
Jerome: Men want to be heroes.
Jojo: Women can’t be trusted.
Izzi: Rape victims are accusers.
Hector: Men need space.
Anselmo: Men need women.
Haley: Feminists need men.
O’Sha: Feminists are annoying.
Iman: Feminists should die.
Ana: Women shouldn’t vote.
Josh: Women shouldn’t be in combat.
Genevieve: Men should not wear shorts.
Hector: Feminists need to get laid.
Donovan: Feminists need to die.
Sam: Women can’t drive.
Holly: Men should not eat soy.
Heather: Rape victims should not get abortions.
Jonathan: Feminists need to shut up.
Donovan: Men should be what they seem.
Jojo: Feminists should be killed.
Eva: Rape victims should be stoned.
Dylan: Men want respect.
Sana: Feminists should be ashamed.
Dara: Women need to shut up.
O’Sha: Women need to be wanted.
Jarred: Women want security.
Genevieve: Women want what they can’t have.
Victoria: Rape victims should take blame.
Dylan: Feminists are ugly.
Ana: Feminists should be shot.
Cat: Men want to get married.
Anselmo: Feminists are crazy.
Sam: Rape victims should take responsibility.
Jerome: Women can’t take a compliment.
Izzi: Women want to be dominated in bed.
Sana: Men need respect.
Abe: Men can’t be feminists.
Holly: Women shouldn’t work.
Heather: Women want money.
Haley: Women can’t have it all.
Dara: Men need to feel needed.
Victoria: Feminists are evil.
Jonathan: Rape victims are to blame.
Emma: Rape victims are asking for it.
Kevin: Women need to know their place.