gender-roles

The Cost of Misusing the Term ‘Emotional Labor’

Earlier this month, in a viral article for Harper’s Bazaar about the female burden of male friendlessness, writer Melanie Hamlett referred to the concept of…

The Idea That Men Should Be the Sole Breadwinner Is Surprisingly Recent

When I gave up full-time work two years ago to hold up my side of the bargain — the deal with my wife had gone…

Until Women See Pay-Gap Justice, Is It Our Duty as Men to Pay for Dates?

He was wearing a plaid shirt and jeans, and had a casual mop of mahogany hair and a nervous, chittering laugh. She was more done…

Why Men Have an Unspoken Pact Never to Kick Each Other in the Balls

Hitting below the belt (i.e., punching or kicking someone in the balls) is illegal in boxing, football, taekwondo, karate, mixed martial arts and Greco-Roman wrestling….