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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

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    If by masculinity, one means brawn over brains, the answer is no. Even butch lesbians recoil at the thought of being compared to a macho masculine manly man.
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by votemout View Post
    They why are they feminizing the men with chemicals?
    using known estrogen mimickers such as BPA

    Estrogen Mimickers in BPA Affects Neuro-Endocrine-Immune System Functioning | Holy Hormones Journal

    What other products contain estrogen mimickers? Vinyl shower curtains, air fresheners, dryer sheets, perfumes, sunscreens, cleaning solutions, laundry detergent, cosmetics and shampoos and conditioners. Not to mention synthetic hormone birth control or the hormones in our meats and milks.


    Bisphenol A Mimics Estrogen, Phthalates Target Testosterone

    NEW YORK, Feb. 5 -- Call these chemicals "his" and "her" endocrine disruptors.

    Although they have been linked to reproductive problems in both sexes, bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates -- common chemicals found in household plastics -- have gender-specific effects.

    BPA mimics estrogen, while phthalates block testosterone action, Hugh S. Taylor, M.D., of Yale University, said at a press briefing.

    "BPA looks like estrogen," Dr. Taylor, whose research focuses on uterine development and endocrine disruption, said of its chemical structure. "By itself it is a very weak estrogen."

    The chemical stimulates uterine growth, he said, and animal studies have revealed other estrogen-like effects.

    Mice that were exposed to BPA as fetuses developed abnormalities of the ovaries, uterus, and vagina, Dr. Taylor said. Other murine studies found genetic abnormalities in eggs, an increased risk of mammary cancers, and early puberty in females.


    there is scientific proof they are in fact feminizing men if you think this is all done by accident you are mistaken.
    They're not trying to feminize men, they're poisoning all of us it's not good for men or women. Did you read that article you posted, it suggested mammary cancers and genetic abnormalities in females. All that processed meat is horrible for you and it's usually the preservatives that are the problem. Go fresh and organic in food and other products and you should fair much better.
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by mbig View Post
    Sounds like the OP is reading too much of conspiracist Henry Makow (.com and savethemales.ca) who, among a myriad of other beauties, thinks there's a Lesbian/Marxist plot to take over the world.
    That sounds HOT.
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by Paschendale View Post
    No, there isn't. But there is a very correct movement to not define masculinity as being a macho ***hole. There is also the rejection of the position that essentially all good attributes are masculine, while all bad ones are feminine. Once you strip out the misogyny, it turns out that masculinity and femininity have very narrow meanings and not much context outside of specific courtship habits, and most (of not all) of the attributes historically associated with masculinity are simply the attributes of a good person. Courage, integrity, and fortitude spring to mind as obvious examples. Those are not the traits of good men, they are the traits of good people. The same with protecting and providing for one's family, service to one's country, creativity, intellect, and reason. All of these are considered traditionally masculine and that is obvious nonsense. Women have just as much cause to espouse and excel in those areas as men. As do people who do not fall within traditionally understood genders. Those are the traits of good people, not merely good men.
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by MildSteel View Post
    I was looking for some background information on another topic when I stumbled across a website. I thought it was very interesting. Here's the link

    Mission Statement | Women for Men



    So what do you think? Is there a war going on against masculinity in the United States?
    If a war on masculinity means a war on machismo then I would say yes and it's needed. If you mean just on men in general then I would say more on white men and it's definitely not needed and just wrong. Equality doesn't mean discriminating against one group in order to attempt to make up for the discrimination in the past (or present) of another group.
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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    first the person who wrote the article has to explain to me what "masculinity" is?

    ask here on the forum and everyone will give a different answere.

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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by votemout View Post
    It is because they are jealous!
    Unlikely.....it likely has more to do with weak males whining about women becoming more free to tell them they are weak.

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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by cpwill View Post
    On purpose, no. But the way that our education system is designed by women for the way that women learn, administrated largely by women, and then taught by women, has resulted in a system that systematically disadvantages boys.
    I think there is something here (I don't know how much, but it's there).

    Again, men have had an important impact in shaping education. Shortly before it became a professional occupation, it became (through a gradual process) relegated to women. Women were cheaper labor and it was seen as more suitable for their nurturing characteristics. Men would be able to, and largely encouraged to pursue their professional and esteemed interests elsewhere. Even after professionalization in the 19th century, it was still largely seen as a woman's profession, but some of that eroded over time. Our teacher colleges are still disproportionately populated by women. Perhaps it's the lack of esteem men hold for it (not to be denied), but it probably has some measure to do with women perpetuating some of the stereotypes and cultural mores.

    I couldn't tell you how many ways I was told I would be an amazing fit for whatever branch of education because I was not the typical mold. While there are more men at the secondary level than there are at the elementary level, I was still seen as an asset because "we don't have enough men." Split further, given my gravitation toward special education or emotional disturbance, I was once again told I would be a terrific fit, because "we really do not have enough men." When they discover I was a former special education student, well, cherry on top. The special education and e.d. designation is important with gender, because men are much more likely to be diagnosed, and if you are a student in the ED category, far more likely to have "behavior problems" which have a disproportionate chance of leading to suspension, expulsion, or dropping out, which as you might extrapolate, begins to paint a more dreary picture for that individual's future (more likely to be impoverished, in jail, and so forth). Now, extrapolating a bit further, we have to keep in mind a large portion of your special education teachers at the secondary level tend to be elementary education based, perhaps further perpetuating some of the gender gap noted above.

    Did I feel the atmosphere of an important teacher's college for my state to be to the benefit of a man? Well, yes and no. At the secondary level teacher's college, although I was aware that I was a man in a woman's world, I would say it didn't become all that obvious a large chunk of the time. Your faculty members were almost all women, your students were almost all women, but it appeared far more "gender-neutral" in terms of atmosphere and delivery than one might have presumed. In special education, on the other hand, I must say it became rather obvious, and became quick to spot out. It wasn't much of a comfortable environment for a man. Social interaction was tailored toward "women's interests," emphasis on color, cuteness, and so forth carried the day. I was perhaps one of but a few men there (most of the time, I was the only one). Of course, I must say that in SPED, there is an emphasis on various means of instruction, which ought to be of service to students of both genders and students of any variety of learning style. Some of the published books discussing a school system unfit for young boys and men because of a lack of physical interaction and so on, may want to take a peak at folks like Howard Gardner and early progressive education philosophy (like John Dewey). There's much to be found in those books. That being said, I did certainly feel out of place as a man, and I have had to pull the extra mile to both pull the content out of the elementary grips to make it more suitable for secondary or higher ed and to think about how to address the apparent "need" of a male role model.

    For the supposed need of the educational system to be a sort of male role model to wayward young men, I did not feel as if they actually wanted to accomplish that goal. They may be more likely to continue producing female teachers, trained for elementary-aged students, perpetuating either the over-diagnosis or lack of support of men declared to have some sort of special need.
    Michael J Petrilli-"Is School Choice Enough?"-A response to the recent timidity of American conservatives toward education reform. https://nationalaffairs.com/publicat...-choice-enough

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    Re: Is There A War On Masculinity Going On In The United States?

    Quote Originally Posted by Monserrat View Post
    They're not trying to feminize men, they're poisoning all of us it's not good for men or women. Did you read that article you posted, it suggested mammary cancers and genetic abnormalities in females. All that processed meat is horrible for you and it's usually the preservatives that are the problem. Go fresh and organic in food and other products and you should fair much better.
    yes i have studied this more then you think.

    they are hyper feminizing the females as well. yes there is a serious depopulation agenda on the table.

    I have been eating organic for years!

    I guess what many here really need to ask is why have they not heard about all this poisoning from the Main Stain Media!

    But they wont question the Boobtube ever.

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