Genetically, that is. But there’s still something wrong here:
Boys are being taught to strip away the “burdensome armour” of masculinity as schools address misogyny.
Equality advisers say that boys’ emotional growth has been stunted by Covid lockdowns and the rise of toxic influencers such as Andrew Tate. Groups being invited to schools include one that has argued that gender was “not tied to sex organs”.
Consultants said female teachers were reporting sexual or misogynistic comments, such as boys demanding that they go back to the kitchen.
Go back to the kitchen sort of remark is indeed a teaching moment.
But why strip masculinity away? Why do we have this modern idea that femininity should be the norm for men?
Yes, yes, I know, Adrew Tate and all that. But stop with the rhetoric for a moment and think it through.
We do indeed have two sexes – we’re a mammalian species. We do indeed have different strategies about life. We’ve got things that work as such differences after a few hundred thousand years of the species. They must work, we’re the globally dominant species which is success.
There really is a reason why the high school quarterback is the one getting all the blowjobs from the pretty girls, why the fat birds are more likely to have anal herpes. Social status among men, among women, really, really, matters. Note that it’s among, not between. The evaluators of that social status differs across the sexes. That’s just fact.
Why is the modern default that everything male must be made female? Masculine must become feminine?