how can you best advise gender stereotypes?how can you best advise gender stereotypes?

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litteacher8 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

The best advice I can give about gender stereotypes is too avoid them.  You should be aware of them, because they do impact you.  People will expect you to act a certain way because of your gender.  This is just a fact of life.  You have to be aware of how people will perceive you.  If you want to do a job that is not expected of your gender, you might run into stereotypes.

shake99 eNotes educator| Certified Educator

You avoid gender stereotypes the same way you avoid other stereotypes--by not judging people until you know them well enough. You don't assume that just because somebody is a man that he is insensitive and violent.