Feminism Good for Men (Who Knew?)
By Christine Cupaiuolo — January 23, 2007
On a day when news alerts for “feminism” turned up “Feminism’s Triumph: Exterminating Girls,” and “Feminism … Ew,” this was a nice surprise: “Feminism Brings Benefits to All — Men Included. Neil Chethik writes:
On Tuesday, for the first time in American history, a woman will take a seat behind the president of the United States as he delivers his State of the Union address. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who will be elbow-to-elbow with Vice President Cheney during the speech, described her rise to speaker earlier this month as a great victory “for our daughters and granddaughters.”
It’s a victory for our sons and grandsons as well. That’s because when feminists succeed, men tend to benefit, too.