Chivalry Certainly Isn't Dead, But That Doesn't Mean Women Can't Open Doors for Themselves

Claire Hargreaves | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education
Claire Hargreaves

There should be more emphasis on chivalry for the sake of common decency, not for reasons relating to the patriarchy or a woman's 'fragility'. Equally, neither individual women nor society should expect men to foot the bill. So, chivalry certainly isn't dead, but that doesn't mean that women can't open doors for themselves.

Is Chivalry Incompatible With Feminism?

Amelia Amin | Posted 14.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Amelia Amin

Is it fair that men still have to abide by the age-old practice of demonstrating their commitment, and self-worth, through picking up the bill on a first date? Surely this dated etiquette is just sexism of the highest order.

Gentlemen On Board

Louise Naughton | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louise Naughton

It is what we non-pregnant ladies dread. Being offered a seat on public transport. To us, it simply means you are either too old or too fat. And the fact you have actually shamed someone into giving up their seat - commuters will understand the significance of this during rush hour.

In Defence of Chivalry

Ben Wakeling | Posted 24.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Wakeling

Whilst one day it would have been customary for the man to pay, now - according to a survey by gentlemen's sock supplier - 82% of women would prefer to pay for their dinner on a first date, with 52% saying that they would happily pay for the entire bill.

Chivalry Is Dead! Good Manners Shouldn't Be Gender-Specific

Lauren Bravo | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lauren Bravo

However much you dress it up in ideas of gentility and kindness (and a wimple), at the core of the concept is still the idea that women are weaker, and that we need men to lend us that helping hand.

Is Chivalry Dead?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

The days of men holding doors open, paying for meals, and generally being jolly good chaps are over it would appear, as woman now view chivalrous acts...

Is Feminism Still Worth It?

Catherine Balavage | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Balavage

Recently I came across an article that women still do more housework than men , so I started asking my friends if they did more housework than their men. The answer was yes. My experience is the same. Yet when it comes to money I split everything down the middle with my boyfriend, and so do my friends.