“Stop interrupting me.”

By Soraya Chemaly / alternet.org

“Stop interrupting me.” 

“I just said that.”

“No explanation needed.”

[..]

“Parents interrupt girls twice as often and hold them to stricter politeness norms. Teachers engage boys, who correctly see disruptive speech as a marker of dominant masculinity, more often and more dynamically than girls.”

Soraya L. Chemaly writes about feminism, gender and culture. She writes for the Huffington Post, Feminist Wire, BitchFlicks and Fem2.0 among others.