Ben // Portland, OR

Liz and I have been talking a lot about how the sexism / equality conversation gets focused on women most often.  Women need more rights.  Women need to be treated with respect.  Women deserve this or that opportunity.  Etc. What about men?  What about the culture they were brought up in?  What about the role […]

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Scott // Austin, TX

I think the topic is a difficult one to approach. I think in some ways it’s the conversation that happens whenever you’re around a bunch of white people who are talking about slavery. In that bubble the stance is “well it wasn’t me back then.”  “Why am I being punished for something when I’m trying […]

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Pat // Columbia, MO

It’s all an interesting topic. To me it is in the same vein as racial, sexual or any type of discrimination of a person that you just do not agree with. It is a topic that does not get discussed very often and when it is brought up by a woman it often comes with a negative […]

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Chris // Brooklyn, NY

It’s interesting how most of these conversations start with “this is a tricky topic, but…” I don’t think it’s very tricky. I think that response is defensive and undermining. I also think it shows that people (men) are simply just terrified to talk about this topic (with women especially). We’re afraid we’ll say the wrong thing and […]

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Corey // Dallas, Texas

Let me start by admitting something: I would never say what I’m about to say publicly for reasons I’ll outline below. If this were a public forum, Twitter for instance, I would simply come up with a reasonably intelligent quote or photo and slap the #yesallwomen hashtag on it and be labeled as an overall good dude. I think this […]

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