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Change II.

Feminist masculinity presupposes that it is enough for males to be to have value, that they do not have to “do,” to “perform,” to be affirmed and loved. Rather than defining strength as “power over,” feminist masculinity defines strength as one’s capacity to be responsible for self and others.

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But if as enlightened witnesses we offer the men we love (our fathers, brothers, lovers, friends, comrades) affirmation that they can change as well as assurance that we will accept them when they are changed, transformation will not seem as risky.

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In a world where boys and men are daily losing their way we must create guides, signposts, new paths.

bell hooks: The Will to Change

Emanntional II.

Women demanded of men that they give more emotionally, but most men really could not understand what was being asked of them.

bell hooks: The Will to Change

Emanntional.

The very phrase “Be a man” means suck it up and keep going. Disconnection is not fallout from traditional masculinity. Disconnection is masculinity.

bell hooks: The Will to Change

Giving up on men.

Women and female and male children, dominated by men, have wanted them dead because they believe that these men are not willing to change. They believe that men who are not dominators will not protect them. They believe that men are hopeless.

bell hooks: The Will to Change

Schwierige Phase.

It is with great sadness that I announce I’m still attracted to men. Please help me during this extremely difficult time.

@MsOeming

Zuhören, Still sein und so.

In der ganzen Welt Sexismus, aber ich sexistisch, nein.

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Und jetzt man sagen, hat doch nichts mit mir zu tun,

doch wenn man so was sagt, hört man Frauen einfach nicht wirklich zu.

Plasebo: Zuhören (feministischer Kampftag 2021)

Maybe most of them.

Men are (made) weird.

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