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Poll: Gender Stereotypes - Males

Which negative stereotype on men which is still often displayed in movies and TV shows (especially in Hollywood) do you find most upsetting?

Here's the Female List

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    Mel Gibson stars as Nick Marshall

    Men have absolutely no idea/don't care about what drives women.
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    John LaMotta and Liz Sheridan in ALF (1986)

    Men are uncultivated, rude, and only want to watch sports on TV, preferably with nothing on but a white undershirt. (at least once they reach a certain age.)
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    Julianne Moore and Steve Carell in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

    When a woman sleeps with other men, it's a an act of liberation, but when a man sleeps with other women, he's a jerk.
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    Steve Carell and Ryan Gosling in Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011)

    Men are worthless if they're not bursting with phyisical strength and confidence.
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    Arnold Schwarzenegger in Kindergarten Cop (1990)

    Men have no clue about children.
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    Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler in P.S. I Love You (2007)

    Men are just there to care for and tickle women's vanity (sometimes even post mortem ...)
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    Elle Macpherson and Matt LeBlanc in Friends (1994)

    Men are controlled by what hangs down from them.
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    Ricky tapes Jane

    Attractive males who follow females are devoted and interesting. Unattractive males who follow females are creepy stalkers.
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    The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert (1994)

    Homosexual men are literally gay: Always palsy-walsy, flamboyant, and extravagant.
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    Bill Cosby in The Cosby Show (1984)

    Whatever a man says or attempts to do, he's wrong (and suffers from hubris).
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    Eddie Murphy, Elle Fanning, and Max Burkholder in Daddy Day Care (2003)

    If a man choses to stay home, he is a laughable wimp.
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    Prematurely balding men are either very insecure or stuffy pricks, and only attract women in combination with a big pile of money.
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    Sarah Silverman and Mike White in School of Rock (2003)

    Men become meek in a relationship and are unable to stand up against their girlfriend/wife. - suggested by borimor
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    Jack Nicholson in The Shining (1980)

    Dads horribly abuse or at least neglect their children. - suggested by borimor
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    Real guys shake hands, and even if they hug, it must be followed by talking about football, clearing their throat and talking tough etc. to show that they're still machos. -suggested by ElMaruecan82

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