Here is a letter I wrote for my daughter: 12 things I wish my mother told me about sex. Dear Teen Daughter, When I was a teenager a friend of mine got pregnant. Another got talked into having sex when she did not want to. A third got raped by her boyfriend and a fourth got […]
Here is what I got from an amazing talk by Michael Kimmel at UBC last week. It was on “GuyLand” – boys and masculinity. Our young boys are STILL being told to adhere to an out dated masculinity code that requires them to: not be feminine or a sissy; be a big wheel; be a sturdy oak and be very
Sad really that boys do not want to read girls books. What is it they find so boring or uninteresting? Why do girls enjoy reading about boys but not the reverse? http://www.huffingtonpost.com/soraya-chemaly/why-are-childrens-books-are-still-about-white-boys_b_4227163.html.
Here is a great video explaining what I used to say in university to anyone who might listen, “Girls are so stupid and annoying.” I had no idea I was falling into a women-hating trap. Sad really. I promise to never say this ever again! http://everydayfeminism.com/2013/10/im-only-friends-with-boys/?