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Old 05-14-2019, 10:42 PM
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Originally Posted by you with the face View Post
... Masculinity broadly refers to qualities we perceive to be associated with men and boys. It includes physical traits (facial hair, deep voice) and it also includes behaviors and personality traits . Some of these things are rooted in biological differences between the sexes and some of them are the result of socialization. With me so far? ...

Physical traits are not what we are talking about. What are those differences in behaviors and personality traits that you are talking about?

Being tough vs fragile? Silently bearing it vs crying? Having a job like a lumberjack vs a nurse? Liking to hunt vs liking to shop? Being sexually aggressive vs a bit shy? Coming home and watching sports vs cooking dinner?

How does this affirm stereotypes?
They freakin' are the stereotypes.

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