To follow the news the last few weeks is to get the impression of a virulent outbreak of MBBS--Men Behaving Badly Syndrome. But behind the lurid stories of privileged men acting with an audacious sense of entitlement is another story--men who do the right thing. Father's Day is a good time to engage in a more nuanced discussion of manhood.
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Just in time for Father's Day (U.S.), Rob Okun, a commentator at womensenews.org, pays tribute to all the good guys out there--the men not making headlines but raising children and living a type of life utterly foreign to that of previous generations of men. In Okun's words, these men are "charting a new course for manhood." An excerpt:
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg looks at why a smaller percentage of women than men reach the top of their professions--and offers three powerful pieces of advice to women aiming for the C-suite.