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Old 2006-02-01, 12:14   Link #9
Join Date: Apr 2003
Kyaa: I think part of it at least is that it's general looked down upon in society for boys to bully girls. At least I don't remember it happening all that often. (Girls bully other girls well enough for both, just usually not in the physical manner... ^_^;; )

So while you won't usually see typical bullying of girls, even if they act like boys, the boys will pick on other boys who don't fit the societal norm for "manliness" as it may be. Also, there is still the definite subtext in society that women are "inferior" to men -- so a girl trying to be a boy is somewhat accepted, but a boy acting more like a girl goes "against the grain." It's also generally taken as a sign of being "gay" which is a whole other can of worms in society...
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