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New Gender Rules: Girls Can Be Anything They Want but Still Must Look Good

Girls have been told they can be anything they want to be, and it shows. They are seizing opportunities closed to previous generations — in science, math, sports and leadership. But they're also getting another message: what they look like still matters more than any of that. Boys seem to have been largely left out [...]

Men’s Self-reliance Linked To Risk Of Self-harm

Data from nearly 14,000 men shows those who strongly identify as self-reliant are more likely to have suicidal thoughts. For the first time large-scale empirical research has linked notions of what it is to be a man with suicidal thoughts, which the researchers argue puts a spotlight on the societal attitudes that may be putting [...]