The Shriver Report – How to Talk Like a Feminist (If You’re a Guy)
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I am a straight married white male feminist. If you are a man who really cares about feminist issues and wants to take an active role in fighting patriarchy, then you’re in the right place. Feminism, at its core, begins with a critique of the gendered distribution of power in our culture. Through that critique, one comes to identify actions one can take. But because men are the beneficiaries of our patriarchal system, engaging in male feminist discourse comes with some perils. Here are a few guidelines for negotiating the world of male feminism as a writer, in conversation, or throughout the worlds of social media.