From July, 2020

Outdated gender stereotypes: officially bad for your health.

In new research released today, The Man Box report found that young Australian men who believe in outdated masculine stereotypes were at higher risk of using violence, online bullying and sexual harassment, engaging in risky drinking and reporting poorer levels of mental health. Such evidence supports the need for changes to depictions of men and women in media, which only reinforce problematic gender roles and norms. Read and weep (for society):