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“Indeed, female temporary secretaries, like women serving higher status men in other traditional women’s work […], were often expected to make an offering of their gender, including their sexual attractiveness, as part of the job. Since the agencies’ interests are in pleasing clients, even some of the more egregious requests for female temporary workers as sex objects (e.g., for a young, blond woman with great legs) are often honored[.]”

Henson, Kevin D. and Jackie Krasas Rogers. “‘Why Marcia You’ve Changed!’: Male Clerical Temporary Workers Doing Masculinity in a Feminized Occupation.”

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