Category Archives: World of Children/World of Work

Stay-at-Home Dad: Why My Wife Is Embarrassed by Me

“The truth is, sometimes my wife is embarrassed that I’m a stay-at-home dad. She is afraid of what people may say or think … about her.” Continue reading

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Ladies’ Man

“To be a provider, for oneself and one’s family, to do something useful and to earn, is deeply connected to many men’s sense of self-respect, to their identity as men.” This pertains to black men as much as to white men. Continue reading

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Yet more family law gender injustice

Society’s quest for gender equality thus far seems to be this: Ending men’s dominance in the world of work, and preserving women’s dominance in the world of children. Continue reading

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Gender bias a double-edged sword

“Perhaps what we need is not more feminism or more men’s-rights activism, but a gender-equality movement that promotes fairness for both sexes.” Continue reading

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Are Men Society’s Scapegoats?

At the same time, we tell boys to “suck it up” instead of expressing pain, leaving them few emotions but anger. Then we chastise them when they actually get angry — or live in fear of their anger. And sometimes we use the one emotion we’ve allowed them to our advantage. Continue reading

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Make fatherhood a man’s choice!

“Women’s freedom to choose parenthood is a reproductive right men do not have but should. In consenting to sex, neither a man nor a woman gives consent to become a parent.” Continue reading

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Why men still can’t have it all

“Men in dual-income couples work outside the home eleven more hours a week than their working wives or partners do (forty-two to thirty-one), and when you look at the total weekly workload, including paid work outside the home and unpaid work inside the home, men and women are putting in roughly the same number of hours: fifty-eight hours for men and fifty-nine for women.” Continue reading

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Gender stereotyping finds new target

“The pigeonholing has largely turned, however. And now I’m growing impatient with the stereotyping of men – in TV shows, advertising, news media and lifestyle pages.” Continue reading

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Eek! A Male!

“We think we’re protecting our kids by treating all men as potential predators. But that’s not a society that’s safe. Just sick.” Continue reading

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The Gender Wage Gap Lie

“Women make 77 cents to men’s dollar. I’ve heard the line enough times that I feel the need to set the record straight: It’s not true.” Continue reading

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