Tag Archives: gender roles

The problems with feminism

Is modern-day feminism dying? Based on research done by YouGov, an internet research firm, only 26 percent of the population in the U.S. identify as being a feminist. A more recent poll was done by Vox that shows that only 18 percent of the population identifies as being feminist. In this same poll it is […]

Our male identity crisis: What will happen to men?

We are experiencing a male identity crisis in Western Society, brought into sharp focus by the global economic downturn. First, we are seeing a significant shift in the nature of education and employment trends which will have a huge impact on male identities. Boys are seriously under-achieving in public schools in the U.S., Canada, the […]

Only 2% of young men feel completely masculine (compared to 56% of over 65s)

Younger generations of British people don’t see themselves as completely masculine or feminine – and ‘masculinity’ tends to be seen as a negative word by young men   In a new three-part documentary artist Grayson Perry explores British masculinity in some of its most extreme locations – cage-fighters in the north east, in the police […]