Femininity, Masculinity, and the Toxic Ditches
Suppose you were to see a boy or young man wearing a shirt which boldly proclaimed, “51% Gentleman, 49% Bastard.” What would be your reaction? Would you laugh and shake your head, or would the words “toxic masculinity” spring to your mind?
The Swerving Car
Becky, a friend of mine from high school who is a mother and a small business owner, has called a “hypocrisy check” on some of the memes and quotes in social media that supposedly celebrate strong women. “… [C]hange the pronouns [from ‘she’ and ‘her’] to ‘he’ and ‘his’. Yep, what we celebrate in women would quite