For many sexists, being a human is not enough reason to respect women. There is no need to pretend that I am royalty. The world is largely comprised of democracies and it is silly to hold onto old world orders as a means of feeling good about ourselves. You are not a King, and I am not a Queen.
A queen bee is the leader of a female group, such as a clique. The term has been applied in several social settings. In a business environment, "queen bee" may refer to a woman in upper management who advanced in the ranks without any help of any type of affirmative action programs. Many of those executive women tend to be politically conservative and they choose not to publicly identify with feminism.
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