"I'm trying to draw out an apparent contradiction in the OP's thought, not to offer my own thoughts on ontology and the social construction of identity.
On the one hand, OP seemed to very much dislike it when masculinity was dismissed by…"
"I think boys middle school age need to go through an 'ordeal" and have a rite of ceremony so they can feel like men and not act like dicks. This is the Readers Digest abridged version of my thoughts, having been a middle school…"
"I have a daughter and I loathe pink just because I think it's a nasty color. When I used to look for clothes to buy for my daughter when she was younger (age 0-8) there basically was nothing that was not pink or purple, so I bought her a…"