Thursday, September 26, 2013

Study: Everyone hates environmentalists and feminists

Study: Everyone hates environmentalists and feminists - Salon.com: "So the message to advocates is clear: Avoid rhetoric or actions that reinforce the stereotype of the angry activist. Realize that if people find you off-putting, they’re not going to listen to your message. As Bashir and her colleagues note, potential converts to your cause “may be more receptive to advocates who defy stereotypes by coming across as pleasant and approachable.”"