On masculinity and feminism
A couple of articles on men in contemporary society.
Men Must Be Needed Because We Can’t Be Wanted
Plan A, for men in our society, is to be necessary, to be needed, to be indispensable. There is no plan B.
An interesting article from the “goodmenproject”. Read it here.
All men must know they benefit from sexism
“You can be the gentlest, sweetest man in the world yet still benefit from sexism. That’s how oppression works. Thousands of otherwise decent people are persuaded to go along with an unfair system because it’s less hassle that way. The appropriate response when somebody demands a change in that unfair system is to listen, rather than turning away or yelling, as a child might, that it’s not your fault. And it isn’t your fault. I’m sure you’re lovely. That doesn’t mean you don’t have a responsibility to do something about it.”
Great article on Privilege. Read it here.