This week in our WiCipedia roundup: How to raise good boys in the #MeToo era; Netflix lays on the startup jokes; babies on the Senate floor; and more.
- Abandon chivalry: While this one might be surprising, "the idea that women should be cherished and put on pedestals fosters what's known as benevolent sexism, which subtly demeans women as fragile and less competent. It reinforces a sexual script in which a man takes charge while a woman remains passive," Glick says.
- Encourage empathy: Teach boys to understand how girls will feel if they are objectified or harassed.
- Swap chores: Gendered chores aren't doing anyone any good.
- Keep talking: Boys are taught to be strong and silent, but talking is the key to openness and confidence.
— Eryn Leavens, Special Features & Copy Editor, Light Reading