Ms. Representation: Love – Trouble in paradise

Spoilers ahead…

A few days ago, I stumbled upon a Twitter hot-take on why young men resist feminism. The post reasoned that men, especially younger men, tend to be anti-feminist because they have grown up thinking that they would get to enjoy the ‘perks of patriarchy’ in their prime: that ‘they would have a submissive wife they can control’. But women are retaliating, even dismissing this idea completely. This ‘gap’ is crucial because it often ends up defining the male gaze that sets the standards for what a woman should aspire to, how she should love, or even merely exist.

Read the full column here:

https://www.cinemaexpress.com/stories/columns/2021/mar/02/ms-representation-love-trouble-in-paradise-23101.html

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