In your opinion, is masculinity wrong?

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    Victoria (Australia) is pushing for mandatory lessons for its children on "male privilege" and how bad masculinity is.

    http://www.BBC.co.uk/news/world-australia-37640353

    Would you consider masculinity a bad thing?

    What a disgrace.
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    Victoria (Australia) is pushing for mandatory lessons for its children on "male privilege" and how bad masculinity is.

    http://www.BBC.co.uk/news/world-australia-37640353

    Would you consider masculinity a bad thing?

    What a disgrace.
    No. If it's the kind of masculinity found in American dude-bros that have been bred on a diet of chicken nuggets, Budweiser, and studio sitcoms then yes I find it extraordinarily obnoxious. If it's the kind of (in my opinion) more natural masculinity you find in the likes of Hunter S. Thompson, Hemingway, or Ranulph Fiennes then I find it very admirable.
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    Depends.

    I think labelling characteristics as either masculine or feminine only worsens the problem.
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    Only as bad as femininity.

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    If they are combating masculinity then why not combat being a feminine person ?
    The problem these days being a gender norm is seen as sexist so are we all going to merge into one gender with no feelings and feminism and masculinity gone ?
    what is this world coming to !!
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    For ****'s sake, there is no such thing as 'right' or 'wrong' when it comes to such matters.
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    To put people in boxes according to who they are is stupid.
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    (Original post by Nirvana1989-1994)
    To put people in boxes according to who they are is stupid.
    prsom <3
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    (Original post by SHallowvale)
    Depends.

    I think labelling characteristics as either masculine or feminine only worsens the problem.
    It doesn't really help when you have girls deciding they're boys because they like boobs, beer and football.
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    (Original post by KingBradly)
    It doesn't really help when you have girls deciding they're boys because they like boobs, beer and football.
    Which is a problem created by strict gender roles and ideas about masculinity/femininity and peoples inability to appreciate subtelty in the world around them.
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    Masculinity is controlled aggression.
    Literally controlled, that's a good thing
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    (Original post by Dodgypirate)
    Victoria (Australia) is pushing for mandatory lessons for its children on "male privilege" and how bad masculinity is.

    http://www.BBC.co.uk/news/world-australia-37640353

    Would you consider masculinity a bad thing?

    What a disgrace.
    Where does it say that it is teaching that masculinity is bad?
 
 
 
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