Real Men Might Get Made Fun Of

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Blogs and Editorials
West (2017). Real men might get made fun of. The New York Times. Retrieved from
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Our society has engineered robust consequences for squeaky wheels. A result is that, for the most part, the only people weathering consequences are the ones who don’t have the luxury of staying quiet. Women, already impeded and imperiled by sexism, also have to carry the social stigma of being feminist buzzkills if they call attention to it. People of color not only have to deal with racism; they also have to deal with white people labeling them “angry” or “hostile” or “difficult” for objecting. This opinion piece describes the need for (white) men to be champions for diversity.


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