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Hyper masculinity ~ having qualities traditionally ascribed to men, as strength and boldness. This blog is stating that hyper- masculinity can be learned from the media, father figures ect. Young boys often hear that the fathers are the "man of the house" or "wear the pants" in the family. This can influence their behaviour in how they act with others. Hyper- masculine men often feel like they have to have control and power over a situation. PLEASE VISIT SITE TO READ FULL BLOG
"When a man tells the truth it's the truth...And as a woman when I go to tell the truth, I feel like I have to negotiate how I am perceived. I feel like there's always suspicion around a woman's truth. The idea that you're exaggerating." [click on this image to find Robine Thicke's "Blurred Lines" video and a discussion of rape culture, where men's truth that women sometimes "ask for it" by wearing certain articles of clothing is often respected more than the #rape victim's truth]
The beauty of feminism is that it's strategic goals includes the betterment for men as well. That in my opinion is how many women think "naturally." Just as I argue there are biological factors to masculinity, I argue the same for feminism. Many women are soft and caring creatures. I say many because the world is not black and white, there are beautiful shades of gray.