Fatherhood and Boys in Tights

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Find out why Geoff Cochran is okay his sons blurring traditional gender lines by wearing finger nail polish and tights.

What Women Get Wrong About Men

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Orin J. Hahn has a simple message for women about men, we feel too.

About Those Expectations: 10 Questions About Gender

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JJ Vincent asked a 50-year-old about gender, identity, self-expression, and what defines a man.

Men Don’t Cry, Do They?

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Teaching boys that “boys don’t cry” can cripple them as men, but under the right tutelage even this questionable lesson is valuable in the right context.

What Is a “Macho” Man?

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The word “macho” stirs up all kinds of emotions, but what does it truly mean?

Pink: One Dad’s Journey from Denial to Acceptance

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Kyle Wiley considers himself a modern dad, yet he still has hang ups from the more male chauvinistic era

“Men need to modernize more and yet be more like they were before. Clear as mud?”

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These are comments by wellokaythen and Joe on the post “Breaking News from Fox columnist: Women aren’t Women Anymore”.

Do You Really Have to Split the Housework in Half?

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Studies correlate traditional gender roles with greater domestic harmony.

“Men should act as if the woman’s consent does not matter—but only if you consent to it.”

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This is a comment by Jonathan G on the post “Me Jane, You Tarzan: The Politics of Sexual Polarity”.

“She asked, ‘How can you do this to this poor child?’ and pleaded frantically with me to get in her car.”

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This is a comment by Bob on the post “Call Me a Good Dad and I’ll Spray You with the Hose”.

“You’d be accused of misogyny for suggesting that men don’t need women.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the Comment of the Day: “I wondered why rejection never triggers the self doubt in my female friends as it does my male friends.”

“Why would a little girl need a pink fishing rod to like fishing? Haven’t we forced enough on our girls?”

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This is a comment by Ric E on the post “Our words influence the way we look at the world. For example: calling pink a ‘girly’ color.”

“People tend to assume men do not yearn, do not carry that boundless love that is all powerful.”

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This is a comment by jemima101 on the post “A Single Man’s Adoption Story”.

Sexism Against Men: A Pictoral Tour

Hat tip to This Is Hysteria and Sociological Images. Warning, lotsa pictures after the cut, people with crappy computers beware.