Mudcat Café message #1182755 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #69530   Message #1182755
Posted By: dianavan
11-May-04 - 12:21 AM
Thread Name: Let's update 'Sensitive New Age Guys'
Subject: RE: Let's update 'Sensitive New Age Guys'
El Greko - Heres how I see it. As an invisible minority, I am often privy to racist jokes. I can sit there and play dumb so that I fit in or I can object and point out that its a racist remark.

Men can do the same. What I mean by educating each other, is just that simple. When you know that an attitude or a sexist remark is wrong, you have to speak up. Don't leave it to the ladies to always point it out. When men start telling men to 'smarten up' we will begin to see some real change. Sad to say, even when they know its wrong, most men will 'go along' because they do not want to appear 'new age' or....