Sex, porn and toxic masculinity: the struggle to bring up better boys
Sex, porn and toxic masculinity: the struggle to bring up better boys | Society | The Guardian
D ominance. Rugged good looks. Sexual prowess. Music, sport and young adult literature have all been happily singing from this feminist hymn sheet for some time. How about the boys then?
Boys & Sex: Young Men on Hookups, Love, Porn, Consent, and Navigating the New Masculinity
Short Takes: Provocations on Public Feminism , an open-access feature of Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society , offers brief comments from prominent feminists about a book that has shaped popular conversations about feminist issues. Tristan Bridges. I felt confused, but students told me I looked disappointed. They confirmed and discussed the crucial role of the television: it inhibits conversation. They explained that this helped make a hookup less awkward but noted that it also makes consent less likely.
Photographed by Nicki Sebastian. We recently caught up with Orenstein to provide some guidelines on what parents of boys can do—starting from birth—so that our sons can avoid the pitfalls of so many of her research subjects. Focus on keeping these terms factual and shame-free from the very beginning.