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Boys Can Be Anything They Want, As Long As They Want to Be Girls….

The emasculation of the American male continues...

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Helen Smith

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March 10, 2014 - 10:00 am

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Kyle Smith at the NY Post has an interesting article on the emasculation of men in our society:

“Free to Be . . . You and Me” was a piece of Ms. Foundation-produced feminist propaganda disguised as entertainment for children that first appeared on ABC 40 years ago this week, on March 11, 1974. It drew big ratings, leading to platinum status for an associated album, a best-selling book, and many repeat airings of the show…..

The show, which is of course unwatchable today except perhaps in states with generous attitudes toward self-medication such as Colorado and Washington, was an hour-long special that meant to tell little girls they could be anything they wanted, and little boys they could be anything they wanted too, provided that what they wanted was to be girls.

The program’s most searing and indelible moment was the horrifying sight of Rosey Grier, a huge man once known as one of the most ferocious players in the NFL, strumming a guitar, smiling like a brain donor and singing “It’s All Right to Cry.”…

The climactic close to “It’s All Right to Cry” is a montage of real people (the vast majority male) shedding tears. Lads, open the waterworks! To women of today who are wondering why men must act like little boys, this is as good a moment as any to pinpoint as the start of the epidemic.

This continues today with the PC trend of sports, particularly football, and men being told that only the emotions of girls are acceptable unless they themselves actually act like one and then they are mocked by other men and women for their weakness. It’s confusing and disturbing that men are so emasculated on one hand and on the other, are supposed to “act like men” when convenient for women and society.

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Cross-posted from Dr. Helen

Helen Smith is a psychologist specializing in forensic issues in Knoxville, Tennessee, and blogs at Dr. Helen.

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I shall not read this. I will not participate in the national angst. I'm taking my sons and Going Galt on the war on boys...sigh
37 weeks ago
37 weeks ago Link To Comment
"... and little boys they could be anything they wanted too, provided that what they wanted was to be girls."

Like Alan Alda?

I knew when I saw the name Marlo Thomas and Alan Alda on the cover, that it was not going to end well.

37 weeks ago
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Rosey Grier was famous in his day for his needlepoint hobby. Yes, that's right -- embroidery. He even published "Rosey Grier's Needlepoint Book for Men" in 1973.

My take on it: Mr. Grier was big and bad enough that he could do what he darned well pleased. Good on him.
37 weeks ago
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Which men should be tough for women and protect women? Oh, the bicycles should be tough for the fish.
Because Sherbet. If they don't want to, we'll make a law.
37 weeks ago
37 weeks ago Link To Comment
Sherbet?


Well, yes, but what flavor sherbet?

37 weeks ago
37 weeks ago Link To Comment
We had to sit through it in school when it came out -- 3rd or 4th grade. We all thought it was nonsense at the time. We'd make up jokes like "I'm o.k, you're an idiot." Hey, we were ten.
37 weeks ago
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No need to apologize. You made more sense than the typical "adult" leftist, then and now.

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