Maybe it's not fair or accurate to say conservatism and it's adherents are racist. Racism certainly cuts across political boundaries and includes white liberals too. However conservatism is problematic because it denies systemic racism, it benefits from backlash politics, and it envisions an orderly and decent society that tolerates racism. While there is nothing racist in philosophical conservatism, it's easy to understand why conservatives are called racist because of what they do.
In most western nations today, men and women are treated equally under the law. Yet, most people seem to believe that they're not equal. Well, in what ways are men and women unequal?
-average physical strength (men are typically physically stronger)
-demeanour (women are typically more agreeable while men are typically more aggressive)
These are basic, well-documented realities. So, if you wish to neutralize these differences, must you also under the legal protections which