Male Privilege

What is male privilege?

Male privilege is when men have an advantage over women. Some people are blindly male oriented because that is what they grew up around. Male privilege has been around for many years.

Male Privilege Examples

Business for Males

  • Males know that they will not be asked when they are going to have children during a meeting.
  • Males will be respected as a leader of the company.
  • Won't be asked who helped write the code during a demo.

Conferences for Males

  • At least half of the presenters and speakers will represent my gender
  • WIll not be mistaken for the wait staff at a technology conference

Social Events for Males

  • Relationship is not a primary topic of conversation
  • Rarely judged on what they are wearing to an event
  • Usually greeted with a handshake rather then a kiss or hug