Hegemonic masculinity is defined as a practice that legitimizes men’s dominant position in society and justifies the subordination of women and other marginalized ways of being a man.
Is a philosophy which emphasizes a belief in an integral complementarity of men and women, rather than the superiority of men over women or women over men.
How are these different? Both are about putting the other in some compromising situation. So why do they exist if neither is necessary or helpful?
The short answer is they aren’t. Both have people gun shy about speaking their minds. Because the accusation of being one of the other may be in the wings waiting for you. If your a male with an opinion and portraits to confidently your being toxic. If you’re a female and want to be treated fairly your being a feminazi. This has people acting either an overly meek or over the top. No middle ground.
This has a small marginalized group of people who don’t subscribe to either train of thought, are totally screwed. Because believe it or not, not everyone thinks in either way. Yes, there is still hope! Funny it’s from a third party. So does look like they will have any real bearing on our society as a whole. A real shame.
So how can we fix this?…
Can we fix this?…