Have you seen my male privilege card? I seem to have lost it while looking for a domestic abuse shelter that helps men. I bet it was stolen by one of the fathers dealing with family court! Oh, wait... Bad jokes aside, let's talk about social expectations for men.
I'm just curious, how often do we ask how many men have been abused by their spouse? How often do we ask what effect society's focus on perfection is having on boys? If you're like most people, you probably only see those as female problems. This series will show you why that common belief is fatal to men and boys.
Everybody knows about the Western world's lack of appreciation for fathers. From #endfathersday, to the patronizing way we compare mom and dads, to the "happy Father's Day to all single moms" trend, to canceling father-daughter school dances, to the need to bring up deadbeats in every discussion about dads, and the list goes on...
The wage gap is an amazing example of persistence. The evidence it being a collection of half-truths is easily available, and no matter how often it gets debunked, there are still die-hard believers who continually dig it out of the grave.
Click that "Read More" button for yet another blow to this myth.