from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To limit (sometimes manipulatively, rather than directly) how much role another party, often a spouse, has in some task; for example, to limit how much one's husband can raise one's children
- v. To control or limit access to something
- n. Gatekeeper.
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Instead it is always women, as girls who are constantly exhorted to gatekeep supposedly uncontrollable male sexuality.
That is, unless the so-called "majors" decide to gatekeep as opposed to go with the flow.
Why should a few entities monopolize standardized testing and gatekeep at the door of academia when any old test will do?
As the Cybils grow, it will become harder to resist the impulse to gatekeep, to weed out people and not just books, to trim volunteers based on a shifting list of acceptable credentials.
Why is it more important for you to allow Robert under your radar just long enough for him to gatekeep?
“In effect, they gatekeep who can and who cannot do research on TM,” Canter says.
The solution to this, however, would be to employ gatekeepers of the content, "and the more you gatekeep, the more you're back to the system we have now."
As it turned out, Australia's Human Rights Commission has been used to gatekeep free speech in Australia - not defend it.
Of course there will always be women who see it as their role and ‘gatekeep’–just as there will always be men who think it’s *their* job to be breadwinner and refuse to cooperate with their wife working outside the home.
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