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Tag Archive: men

Jul 29 2012

Rigid gender roles hurt men in the workplace

Surprise surprise. A report by the Families and Work Institute has clued into the fact that men are still pressured by society’s rigid gender roles to be the primary breadwinner even while being primary caregiver. Even though many women work and contribute to the family income, the report says that “men have retained the ‘traditional …

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Oct 09 2011

Gender studies homework: NVAWS and “think of the men!”

DavidByron, antifeminist troll extraordinaire, in a moderated comment on this post has described the National Violence Against Women Survey as an “own goal against feminists” by virtue of its defining rape in terms of actions, not in terms of the perceived transgression. The reasoning behind doing the survey this way is that people are less …

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Oct 08 2011

The Disadvantages of Being a Man

via Human Resources and Skills Development Canada

Before I start on this post, nothing I say here is intended to be a slight on people fighting for equality from the perspective of other genders or sexes. I intend this as an acknowledgement of the many ways that men are disadvantaged by the same societal mores that disadvantage women in other, additionally serious …

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