This Much Is True — Tradwife rabbit hole

23 August 2021

Professor Jolanda Jetten from UQ's School of Psychology appears as a guest on ABC's Sunday Extra discussing the world of tradwives. 

Equality is for ugly losers. Feminism is cancer. #submissivehousewife

Welcome to the world of tradwives, a movement with two distinct subcultures: one wholesome, one harmful.

For many, it's about cooking from scratch, caring for children, and getting back to nature.

But there's also an insidious side.

Scrolling #tradwife on social media exposes a loose thread in an otherwise tightly knit image of happy family life.

Pull the thread, and ugly things reveal themselves.

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