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Poll #831426 Gender bobender fee fi fofender

I generally prefer watching movies where the lead character/s are _____

women, like me
53(48.2%)
men, like me
4(3.6%)
women, the opposite gender of me
2(1.8%)
men, the opposite gender of me
51(46.4%)

You're hiring a new person. You have 2 applicants. Both are qualified, are nice and fairly easygoing, and both easy on the eyes. Who do you hire?

the woman, who's the same gender as me
47(43.5%)
the man, who's the same gender as me
4(3.7%)
the woman, who's the opposite gender as me
7(6.5%)
the man, who's the opposite gender as me
50(46.3%)

You're more likely to listen to a new band if the lead singer is ____

a woman, the same gender as me
30(28.8%)
a man, the same gender as me
6(5.8%)
a woman, the opposite gender as me
3(2.9%)
a man, the opposite gender as me
65(62.5%)

A couple you know breaks up. You are friends with both the man and the woman evenly. You hear about the breakup through the grapevine without hearing of the reason why. The things about the couple that you think could be involved are the woman is a flirt but is happy with her man, and the guy is the jealous type, but does treat her like a queen. Without knowing more about the breakup, who do you assume is the one messed up the relationship?

The man. I'm a woman
38(37.6%)
The woman. I'm a woman
59(58.4%)
The man. I'm a man
0(0.0%)
The woman. I'm a man
4(4.0%)

You know two other couples, but not very well. The first couple, the male is verbally abusive and controlling to the woman, but she sticks around anyway. In the second, the woman uses the man and takes advantage of his niceness and generally walks all over him, but he sticks around anyway. Who do you have less respect for?

The woman for staying with the abusive guy. I am a woman
50(46.7%)
The woman for staying with the abusive guy. I am a man
4(3.7%)
The man for staying with the woman who uses him. I am a woman
51(47.7%)
The man for staying with the woman who uses him. I am a man
2(1.9%)

Your doctor is fairly young , but they're knowledgable, friendly and seem generaly like a good person. You'd prefer your doctor be ____

a man. I'm a woman
24(21.8%)
a man. I'm a man
2(1.8%)
a woman. I'm a woman
81(73.6%)
a woman. I'm a man
3(2.7%)
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