18 Dumb Gender-Based Assumptions That Need To Stop

After years and year of sitcoms, rom-coms, and other combinations of roms and sits and coms, we pretty much have this whole gender thing figured out.

Except that, spoiler alert, all of that is bullshit and we're wrong about everything.

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18 Dumb Gender-Based Assumptions That Need To Stop

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Entry by femshep87

Think women are better at reading emotions? Researchers examined the ability of 15,000 participants to decipher whether people were displaying real or

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Entry by ashtn

PINK HASN'T ALWAYS BEEN A GIRL COLOR. In fact, it was used more for boys in the early 1900s. CRACKED.COM

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Entry by PollyDarton

A.D.H.D. is a male disease, right? Females suffer from A.D.H.D. as often as their male counterparts but remain much less diagnosed. This is probably d

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Entry by Ka-ga-mi

Before first grade, boys laugh and cry more often than girl's. By elementary school that changes, most likely due to parenting and culture.

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Entry by ashtn

THINK HIGH HEELS ARE GIRLY? THEY WERE ORIGINALLY FOR MEN CRACKED.COM

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conventionall norms hold that make. up is just for the ladies. Forget conventions, because times are changing. In 2016, the for-men makeup industry sa

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Entry by femshep87

Think men are naturally better leaders than women? WRONG! A study of over 2,900 managers found that women scored higher than men in 4 out of 5 traits

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Entry by th0tmaster

THE MYTH Transgender people make up a third gender. THE FACT Transgender people explicitly identify as male or female. They aren't part of a third gen

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Entry by Michael Riel

You know what they say about men with big CENSORED feet? Turns out it doesn't matter what they say, as research has found that there is no correlation

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CRACKEDCON Men are better gamers than women USTEI! A study shows that male and female gamers advance at the same rate in digita' games.

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WOMEN BE SHOPPIN'! UNLESSI IT'S ONLINE IN WHICH CASE, IT'S MOSTLY MEN. Business Insider Intelligence found that teenage boys are 10% more likely to sh

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Entry by ThirdRock

Contrary to the common stereotype, women are not more emotionaliy expressive than menb While it's true that wwomen express more positivitys there are

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women ARE more TALKATIVE THAN men. BUSTTED BLAH BLA BLAH BLA H H BLAL BLAH ACCORDING TO A STUDY BOTH sexes sPEAK on AVERAGE ABOUT 16.000 WorDS PeR DAY

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Entry by Mary-Brenda

BATTLE OF THE GENDERS? Women VS. Men? Yeah right... Psychologists found that, from childhood to adulthood, males and females are more alike than they

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Entry by PookieJones

FINANCE IS A MAN'S GAME, DEBUNKED 10006 doleodsolnresultsinachallersaeurket 006 0 0 0000 0A 00 1 1 Men are actually overconfident with their investmen

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Entry by jaoafallas

You might think that women are pickier than men. (But that's only because guys are traditionally the ones who make the first move.) In an experiment w

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Entry by femshep87

People may think men bounce back from nasty breakups more easily than women; but this isn't the case. CooIe BUTTER A study using 705 people from 96 co

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