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Guys, It’s Time to Get Liberated

It’s absurd to imply that we’re witnessing the “end” of men, women, or gender. The real question is whether we are in a period of upheaval that will finally displace prescribed gender roles as we’ve known them. Culture change doesn’t happen overnight.

Twilight: 107-Year-Old Vampire, Vision of Marriage

Breaking Dawn supposedly celebrates a revolutionary marriage between human and vampire. But at its core, the Twilight phenomenon is simply a regressive but well-timed reflection on the increasingly unstable romantic futures that young women face.

Marriage Needs a Role Reboot

If women now make up a slight majority of the workforce, and more women now have advanced degrees than men, then why are we still burdened with antiquated ideas about what men and women are supposed to look for and expect in a spouse?