What does it mean to be a ‘good man’?

newsboxWhat does it mean to be a ‘good man’? asks Clementine Ford.

She says, “Edmund Burke once wrote, “In order for evil to flourish, all that is required is for good men to do nothing.” It seems particularly appropriate when discussing the inaction of otherwise inoffensive men when it comes to misogyny and violence (and indeed, there are lessons in this for all of us who experience privilege, whether its that of race, (dis)ability, gender identity or economic class). Doing nothing, be it bad or good, is not enough to actually respect the concept of equality. Real action is required, even when it feels makes you feel awkward, even when it ruins the mood – even when it might shift the target of ridicule onto you.”

Read the full article about how men need to stand with women if the system is to change….here.

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