This is not to say that I resent or disparage female accomplishment. I admire excellence wherever...
I didn't feel Mona was opposed to women distinguishing herself in a male-dominated field, but to putting the emphasis on the gender rather than the accomplishment. As a mechanical engineer I would be offended if I were praised for being a woman, rather than for my contributions toward the projects.
I suppose I'm a bad woman -- by today's standards that is. For some reason, I take absolutely no pride in the accomplishments of women per se. I am utterly uninspired by first women astronauts or Secretaries of State. It is of no consequence to me what percentage of the United States Senate or House of Representatives shares my chromosomes. I don't wait with gnawing impatience for America to pass the milestone of needing a fellow to fill the post of First Gentleman.
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