Gender Norms Update: New Research Shows Progress… Except When It Comes to Who Should Do Household Chores

Every time I see a news article about gender equality from any publication, I get legitimately excited. Even if it’s not a particularly positive article, I feel hopeful that the more we talk about this issue, the more we can affect change… slowly but surely. Needless to say, seeing a headline from the New York … More Gender Norms Update: New Research Shows Progress… Except When It Comes to Who Should Do Household Chores

It's Time To Teach Boys To Embrace Who They Are — Not Just Who Society Wants Them To Be

We’ve had a shift in our culture over the last decade or so, where we’ve begun to tell young girls they can be and do anything. The Always #LikeAGirl campaign is a prime example. The opposite, however, is not true. A 2017 study showed that more than three-quarters of those surveyed said it was a … More It's Time To Teach Boys To Embrace Who They Are — Not Just Who Society Wants Them To Be

Men Are Hurt And It’s Time For Us To Talk About It

Men are hurt. It doesn’t justify their actions, and I’m certainly not making excuses for them. But they’re hurt, and we need to talk about it. Most of the campaigns I see that focus on breaking down gender stereotypes typically refer to teaching girls that they are just as good as boys. That they can … More Men Are Hurt And It’s Time For Us To Talk About It

We Have to Stop Telling Women They Aren’t Good Enough

Last winter I attended a non-profit fundraiser sans-Chandler because he was on his way back from a ski trip. I was standing outside waiting for valet to bring my car to me. I was leaving kind of early to relieve the babysitter, and only one other person was outside — a noticeably wealthy woman about … More We Have to Stop Telling Women They Aren’t Good Enough