We want our girls stronger, bolder, and louder. I’ve seen less evidence that we’re willing to let our boys be quieter, softer, and more appreciative of beauty.
I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words.
I never use the phrase “man up," not since I realized that I was perpetuating misogyny with those two simple words. So here's what I use instead.
Queer Eye reboot endeavors to quash toxic masculinity and show men that exhibiting emotions and practicing self-care are valid and natural experiences.
Whether they realize it or not, men’s entitlement by approaching women to comment on their bodies in public spaces is a perpetuation of rape culture.
I grew numb to the fact that so many straight people in my life had such stoic ideas about what lesbians do and don’t do.
I don’t find many things strange (I have a high threshold for strange), but I do find it weird that I’ve come across so many straight people who are compelled to adamantly INSIST that lesbians don’t do certain things.
I think we all collectively swooned when Peter proclaimed he was going to make a great dad…to the dog.
This case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.
While some outlets are going so far as to call this man a “hero,” this case is the perfect example of the dangerous sense of entitlement men often feel towards women.
Men — here's your chance to listen to what women deal with since a too-young age. So: Just. Listen.
Is it possible to shift the dialogue when it comes to teaching masculinity to boys? Image: Thinkstock.
I guess we are all guilty of gender-typing to some degree. It’s ingrained deep in our subconscious and culture. Everywhere we go: shopping malls, in the media, play groups, schools, public bathrooms — and the list goes on. But is it possible to shift the dialogue when it comes to teaching masculinity to boys?
A look at what your magazines would say if Bill Clinton received the Michelle Obama treatment.