The Importance of Buying Normal Clothes for Our Daughters and What You Can Do About It

The Importance of Buying Normal Clothes for Our Daughters and What You Can Do About It

Tom Burns is tired of the limited clothing choices presented to young girls and supports some recent efforts to provide our daughters with options beyond all things pink and bedazzled

The Great Holiday Gift Debate: Do Shirts Count?

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Should holiday gifts to our children be the things they want or the things they need? Larry Bernstein wants to know.

Switcheroo: A Confrontational Gender-Bending Experiment

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Hana Pesut’s Switcheroo photos expose how gender and identity are defined by the clothing we choose to wear. Joanna Schroeder and her husband volunteer to participate in the experiment.

It’s not a skirt! It’s a Utilikilt!

It's not me. But it is my kilt.

Steven Bulman knows that most men would not wear something that might be mistaken for a skirt. He is not one of those men.

10 Basic Rules of Dressing Up For Young Men

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Want to dress well but don’t know where to start? Here’s some step-by-step advice for guys on how to dress for success without being too flashy or blasé.

11 Ways For the Groom to Add His Touch to the Big Day

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Grooms, check out this list for some easy ways to get involved in planning your wedding that will leave you feeling good and make your big day one of a kind.

Use This Infographic to Quickly Match Shirts and Ties

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Patterns, colors, proportions, oh my!

“I think it’s playing off the ‘men look funny in womens’ clothing’ thing which is a big part of western society’s current gender disorder.”

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These are comments by RMNZ, Random_Stranger, and wellokaythen on the post “What Would it Look Like if Gender Roles Were Reversed in Advertising? (Video)”.

“Wearing a Suit and Tie is the New ‘Eccentric’ in the Workplace”

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How do you dress in the workplace? How does what your coworkers wear affect you? Do you frown on those wear casual dress and does larger culture need to go back to dressing up? Does it matter?

Drowning In Wool: Gay Masculinity and Me

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Zach Stafford talks about the gender enforcement he’s experienced as a gay man.

“I am not wearing yoga pants to oppress your sexuality or tempt you into sin.”

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Julie Gillis says that her choice of pants are her choice, and hers alone, and that the uptick in these stretchy, wonderful pants in culture is not even about anyone but the wearers. It’s about comfort, happiness, and health.

“A boy should be able to dress like a ice dancer OR a NASCAR driver if he wants to.”

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This is a comment by Tom B. on the post “Buying Boys’ Underwear For My Daughter”. Tom writes about the strict dichotomy of how clothing is marketed to young girl and boys and how it contributes to gender stereotypes from an early age.

On Men and Fashion

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Or why hipster mustaches and bronies in fedoras are the new face of feminism.

Dear John: He Wants His Space … After Three Years

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Dear John gives advice about a suddenly distant boyfriend, a guy who dresses below his age, and friends bashing a son’s career choice.

“What gift do you get for someone who’s dying? Buy her a nice dress and slow dance in the living room.”

Mum And Dads Silver Wedding Anniversary

This is a comment by ViveLeRamen on the post “What Gift Do You Get for Someone Who’s Dying?”

“I purposely kept the gender unknown so my baby would NOT be pegged into a stereotype.”

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TweetThis is a comment by alseeIT on the post “My Son Wears Pink, He’s Either Gay or a Girl Right?“ “”Since I had my son, I could have told why the color/gender divide exists. My own mother pressed and pressed to find out the sex so she could buy ‘the right clothes’. She recently commented on how […]