Ms. Magazine was kind enough to let me write a guest post for their blog offering a male perspective on feminism—specifically why it’s in a man’s best interests to be a feminist, and what sort of anxieties and insecurities might prevent a man from understanding that. Or, to put it more succinctly:
This is the flipside of patriarchical advantage: Buy into the whole enterprise and you’ll spend your entire life trying and failing to become a Real Man. That’s enough to put anyone in therapy, if therapy weren’t for pussies.
More on what that means, and what to do about it, here.