In an effort to understand why exactly this "gender issue" between women and men in the workplace just can't seem to be resolved, Dr. Michael Kimmel sat down with The Guardian to discuss his take on the subject.
As he sees it, men have been conditioned to see their own position as baseline; the word 'gender' is synonymous with women. As such, any change in policy, no matter how slight, is understood as being a form of 'reverse discrimination' rather than an equalizing correction to flawed systems.
Read the full article, and Michael's steps changing the conversation, here.
“Let me be really clear: White men in Australia, North America and Europe are the beneficiaries of the single greatest affirmative action program in the history of the world. It is called the history of the world.”