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15 gender prejudices in the Yang Liu pictograms

15 gender prejudices in the Yang Liu pictograms

June 13, 2024

In his last book Man meets Woman ("Man knows a woman" would be the translation into Spanish), the Chinese artist Yang Liu he reflects and makes a scathing critique of certain gender stereotypes, through a series of fun pictograms in which the tendency of our culture to adopt a double standard to measure different attitudes or behaviors according to the gender of the person performing them is revealed.

In this series of pictograms , fantastic made, you can see how the culture modulates the thinking of society to impose certain standards according to some aspects or personal characteristics of each.

Gender prejudices, still in force

Why the girl who has a lot of sex is a libertine , and yet a boy who links a lot is considered a seductive ? Do men speak little and directly and women are more complicated and indirect in their communication? These and 13 other gender prejudices spectacularly treated by the Chinese artist.


Hopefully these images rekindle the debate of sexual clichés that, in the 21st century, our societies still suffer. One more step towards a society more aware of sexism, micromachisms and, ultimately, the different forms of discrimination and inequality.

1. The best weapon according to each gender

2. The great seducer and the libertine bitch

3. What does each gender look for in a relationship?


4. Competition

5. The necessary luggage

6. Magazines for women and magazines for men

7. Self-perception of body image

8. What does each gender think when the other does not speak

9. Is it true that men communicate much more directly than women?

10. Perverted or sexy?


11. The story of sexual experiences

12. Targeting or Multitasking

13. Modern and independent man vs Housewife

14. Pervert vs. Daring

15. Ideal partner according to age

What do you think about the work of this Chinese artist?

Do you think the sexual and gender stereotypes that you describe in your designs remain in your society? We await your opinion.


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