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Gender Bias in Science

Biology is NOT Destiny

Biology is NOT destiny.

The fact that a woman is biologically determined to have a womb tells you she MAY GET pregnant.

It tells you nothing whatsoever about what she can or cannot do.

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Dogs are genetically programmed as predators – we do not tolerate them hunting our offspring.

Gorilla and chimp vocal cords are genetically designed so that they cannot voice words, yet they have learned to communicate with us using sign language.

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“Biological possibility and desire are not the same as biological need. Women have childbearing equipment. For them to choose not to use the equipment is no more blocking what is instinctive than it is for a man who, muscles or no, chooses not to be a weightlifter.”

– Betty Rollin

Betty Rollin is one of a multitude of amazing women who have been ignored by his-story. Check her out on wikipedia

She has written books on coping with cancer and death and been the subject of two popular movies.