The state of modern masculinity and the supposed ideal male gender role has long been an interest of mine since it not only affects me on a personal level, but also my interaction with peers and women in general.
I'm writing this topic after hearing about the Men's Initiative and conference that's happening on my campus that's sponsored by our Women's center. I was actually quite excited. There was also a backlash by a number of men that called the men that created the project "effeminate," "feminist collaborators" and other choice phrases I won't mention here. Some of these guys were even my age.
As a male is who is not only bisexual and has AB/DL interests, I found this very frustrating.
So pretty simple, what do you think it means to be male in this day and age?
The conversation isn't strictly for the XY variety either, and try and keep it polite.