Pro Memoria

This is neither blog nor diary. This is about some things which have come to mind.

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Women=Skirts, Men=?

Do we recognize this icon as symbols of women and men?

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This icon is often seen in the entrance of bathrooms where we do some physiological actions. Is this icon related to those physical activities?

In this icon, a symbol of "men" can generally represent both men and women.
On the other hand, a symbol of "women" in this icon may just indicate a person who wears skirts.


We admit that women wear skirts more often than men. Even so, Increasing number of women now wearing pants instead of skirts.
How about other cultures that prohibit women to wear skirts?
This icon may be neither modern nor universal.

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Let's stop using the stereotypical silhouette of the outfits to separate the sexes.
Instead, why don't we use biological features of men and women?

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