Ordering a latte? That’s a feminine drink. Wine, too. But whiskey? Purely masculine, of course.
That’s according to a new survey by tech company Morning Consult that sought out to determine whether random products would be perceived as masculine or feminine.
While some of the results were no surprise – tampons were considered feminine by most, for instance – others might throw you off a bit. Here’s a closer look at the results, in no particular order.
Women see these items as feminine
They don’t need pink packaging (or the female symbol) for consumers to find them.
This may be the case for now, but some say men’s makeup is becoming mainstream.
Because “diamonds are a girl’s best friend”?
Male or female, we say you can never have enough for carting kids’ stuff.
The health benefits are available to all, even though this activity may be seen as “feminine.”
Men see these items as feminine
House plants are feminine? We’re suspicious of this one, folks.
Is that just pumpkin spice lattes – known for their association with being “basic” – or all lattes?
Despite its deliciousness, this trending menu item apparently screams “female” to men surveyed.
Don’t we all like fewer calories? Still, diet soda was listed as “feminine” by the recent survey.
Reusable drinking straws
It is part of the VSCO girl trend, after all.
Women see these items as masculine
OK, we get it.
Hunting and fishing
These popular Michigan activities seemed masculine to those surveyed.
Playing video games
Despite the perception, this study says more women play now than teen boys.
Is beer a masculine product? It is, according to survey-takers.
This item was also seen as masculine, the Morning Consult report found.
Men see these items as masculine
Beef: “It’s what’s for dinner,” was said in a male voice in the iconic commercial, after all.
Survey-takers said rum is masculine. Pina coladas, though? Feminine.
The color blue
And girls got pink, in case you were wondering.
This popular menu item is all-male, survey-takers said.
In this survey, trucks were also seen as masculine.
What do you think of this silly survey? Do you agree with its findings? Tell us what you think in the comments.