Day: 7 July 2017

Masculinity: A blessing and a burden?

Posted on 7 July 2017 by Robert Searle

It is often our personal experiences which influence our academic trajectory. Throughout my life to date, I have been told that I need to demonstrate certain behaviours, simply because I am male. These include not crying (“boys don’t cry”) and that I should not show any displays of emotion (“man up”) when faced with difficulty.
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