Friday, March 27, 2015
          

What Does It Mean To Be ‘A Man’ Today? By Jennifer Siebel Newsom & Maria Shriver

Posted in Boys Issues

Mariashriver.com 3/14/2015

"... Our new film, The Mask You Live In, explores the confining stereotypes that boys are exposed to as they become men. Through personal narratives and expert commentary, the film delves into the destructive and often conflicting messages that boys are being subjected to on a daily basis. Messages that favor dominance over empathy. Physical strength over compassion. Violence over kindness. Sex over love. ..."

Read the entire article: http://mariashriver.com/blog/2015/03/what-does-it-mean-to-be-a-man-today-maria-shriver-jennifer-siebel-newsom/ 

Mothers Speak Up For Their Sons – And Enrage Hardline Feminists

Posted in Gender Issues

Conservativewoman.co.uk 3/11/2015

"...Surely it must be obvious that women cannot be fully equal in the wider society and at work if they are also expected to be the parents who take care of children most of the time? Unless men are fully equal as parents, it will always remain impossible for women to be fully equal in the world.”..."

Read the entire article: http://conservativewoman.co.uk/leslie-loftis-mothers-speak-sons-enrage-hardline-feminists/ 

Nature Plus Nurture

Posted in Education

Economist.com 3/11/2015

"... Girls do better than boys in school and university. But both can still improve—sometimes for surprising reasons. A closer look at the data reveals a new version of Stendhal’s lament: that much ability, both male and female, is wasted because of tenacious stereotypes. ..."

Read the entire article: http://www.economist.com/news/leaders/21645734-girls-do-better-boys-school-and-university-both-can-still-improvesometimes?fsrc=nlw%7Chig%7C5-03-2015%7C 

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