[LMB] OT: Gender Roles

brazee howard at brazee.net
Thu Sep 23 19:54:46 BST 2021



> On Sep 23, 2021, at 12:14 PM, Matthew George <matt.msg at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> If you're going to write a series in which rigid gender roles are
> abandoned, you're going to have examples of men taking up strictly 'female'
> roles sooner or later.

Much of the time when men take on “female” roles, there is an excuse that they are doing so in a manly way.   Cooking is an example of this.

Men were able to get into nursing again after there were lots of drafted men from the military who were nurses.    The military also got men to wear wrist watches which were women’s jewelry before WWI.


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