Sister Claims She's a Woman of STEM as a Gemologist, But is She Really? 😲💎

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In a family filled with doctors, inventors, professors, and even a former NASA employee, one sister, Queenie, has always felt like the black sheep. While she excelled in art and English, she struggled with science and math. After obtaining an arts degree and working in the jewelry industry, Queenie became a certified gemologist. Feeling accomplished, she proudly declared herself a 'woman of STEM.' However, her sister disagreed, sparking a heated debate within the family.

The STEM-Heavy Family 🧬🔭

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Queenie's Struggles in School 📚

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Arts Degree and Jewelry Industry 💍🎨

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Becoming a Gemologist 💎🔍

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The Controversial Statement 🗣️

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Disagreeing on 'Woman of STEM' 🚫🔬

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Comparing Education and Careers 🎓

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Family's STEM Achievements 🏆

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Queenie's Anger 😡

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Gemology vs. Science 🤔

nice-blood7615 | nice-blood7615

Comparing to Astrology 🌌

nice-blood7615 | nice-blood7615

Questioning Gemology's Science 🧐

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Is Gemology a True STEM Field? 🤷‍♀️💎

As Queenie proudly claims her new career as a gemologist makes her a 'woman of STEM,' her sister disagrees, arguing that gemology isn't a true scientific field. This disagreement leads to a family debate, with Queenie feeling hurt and angry. Is gemology really a STEM field, or is it more like the astrology practiced by their eccentric aunt? Read on to see what others have to say about this controversial topic. 💬

OP belittles sister's STEM job, causing deep insecurities. YTA 👎

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Polishing a turd into a diamond? Gemologist needed to verify! 💎

Goatkibble | Goatkibble

OP tries to correct sister's profession, gets schooled with sources. YTA 😂

LuxuryDivine | LuxuryDivine

A comment referencing Sheldon Cooper sparks a discussion on the definition of STEM and emotional intelligence. YTA.

Electronic-Health-47 | Electronic-Health-47

Sister in STEM: Commenter calls out OP for being a double AH 🤯

MandaDian | MandaDian

Gemology is a science, but OP is TA for belittling sister's career 😕

ughneedausername | ughneedausername

Gatekeeping women in STEM? YTA according to commenters 💎

Level_Affect_7951 | Level_Affect_7951

Commenter calls out someone for bad behavior. 🔥

ManicShorty | ManicShorty

Gemology is a branch of mineralogy/geoscience, so it qualifies as STEM. Gate-keeping STEM is unnecessary. YTA 😑

tiacalypso | tiacalypso

A sarcastic reply to a rude comment. 😂

that-tom88 | that-tom88

Don't be an a**hole, gemology is a recognized science specialty 💎

StripedBadger | StripedBadger

Gemology Guardian vs. STEM Sheriff 🤒

hiareiza | hiareiza

Gatekeeping a family member's career choice? YTA 😑

youdoublearewhy | youdoublearewhy

Commenter insults OP's STEM credentials, receives vulgar response.

whateverbernice | whateverbernice

Debate on whether gemology is a science or an art. 🤔

LurkerToPoster100 | LurkerToPoster100

Commenter defends sister's STEM credentials, calls out family's elitism. 💪

whatsmyusename | whatsmyusename

Sister's STEM claim gets shut down, but is it justified? 🤔

Queen_Banana | Queen_Banana

Gatekeeping in scientific communities: necessary or harmful? 🤔

No-Albatross-7984 | No-Albatross-7984

Commenter defends gemologist, sparks username-related banter with agreeable reply.

gemgem1985 | gemgem1985

Supportive comment shuts down STEM elitism 👏

MoonArtInk | MoonArtInk

Gemologist's STEM credentials questioned, accused of being YTA.

looj87 | looj87

Commenter calls out OP for being wrong and a snob 😠

DHMQjr78 | DHMQjr78

Don't be a gemstone snob! YTA needs to check their superiority complex 😒

Novel_Ad_7318 | Novel_Ad_7318

Gemologist's STEM claim questioned, sparks heated EQ vs IQ debate 🤔

Eerawai | Eerawai

Gemology is science, don't gatekeep STEM 💪

rich-tma | rich-tma

Sibling rivalry turns ugly over STEM credentials 😠

frenziedmonkey | frenziedmonkey

Commenter calls out dismissive and toxic family, deems OP YTA 🔥

JudgeJed100 | JudgeJed100

Commenter accuses OP of looking down on sister's STEM field.

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Don't be a STEM snob, lift others up 👏

turnipundecided | turnipundecided

Commenter calls out subject as pretentious YTA 🤨

tophats32 | tophats32

English degree ≠ drug addict. Don't shame sister's choices. 👏

reggieevie | reggieevie

Debate over whether gemology is a science sparks controversy 🤔

cupcake96962 | cupcake96962

Sister belittles family's jobs, called out for STEM snobbery. YTA 😠

Tammary | Tammary

Commenter calls out OP for being TA and questioning sister's STEM credibility.


Sibling rivalry gets heated over STEM credentials 🤔

Beeesh1 | Beeesh1

A former STEM elitist learns the value of other fields.

Ozzie1310 | Ozzie1310

Commenter calls out OP for lack of empathy and superiority.

SoftCauliflower307 | SoftCauliflower307

Gatekeeping STEM? YTA. Your sister deserves better. 😡

Betsy24601 | Betsy24601

Sibling criticizes sister's STEM credentials, calls her 'a**hole'

MillieHillie | MillieHillie

Gemology is science, YTA is jealous. STEM doesn't teach manners. 😒

stressedstud | stressedstud

Don't be a gatekeeper! Let your sister be proud 👏

Cananna | Cananna

Gemology vs. astrology? YTA. The disdain for your sister is obvious 🤨

franklytanked | franklytanked

Female power engineer defends gemology as a valid STEM field 💪

mimmz94 | mimmz94

Gemology requires STEM knowledge, YTA for belittling sister's expertise.

Coxal_anomaly | Coxal_anomaly

Don't invalidate her experience. YTA needs to check their privilege.

12_51-sats | 12_51-sats

Sister accused of STEM gatekeeping, called out for condescension. 👏

xxSKSxx_ | xxSKSxx_

Defending a Gemologist's STEM credibility against YTA accusation 🤔

cloed9 | cloed9

Sibling rivalry turns toxic, YTA for rubbing it in.

Affectionate_Wall705 | Affectionate_Wall705

Commenter defends STEM skills, criticizes superiority complex. 👏

CreativismUK | CreativismUK

Grad school fail? Commenter calls out gemologist's misunderstanding. 🤔

jienixx | jienixx

Gatekeeping STEM? YTA. Let your sister shine 💪

Equal-Salamander-695 | Equal-Salamander-695

Gemology vs. astrology? YTA's comparison sparks outrage 🤯

the_empty_remains | the_empty_remains

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