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Study on the effect of sexist humor on men

Study: Sexist Humor Is No Joke

Jokes about female drivers and dumb blondes may be told in good fun, but they can promote discrimination against women, researchers say.


"We found that men with a high level of sexism were less likely to donate to the women’s organization after reading sexist jokes, but not after reading either sexist statements or neutral jokes," Ford said.