A few days ago, Pamela noted an article I wrote and I decided that I’d write a little about why I, as a male under 30, support Hillary Clinton. I also wanted to explore the sexism I see from the perspective of a Gen X (or is it Gen Y?) male.
As a single, childless male who has spoken out against sexism publicly I often get asked why I am so vocal and passionate about women’s rights/equality. Hillary Clinton, in 1995, puts it quite succinctly:
What we are learning around the world is that if women are healthy and educated, their families will flourish. If women are free from violence, their families will flourish. If women have a chance to work and earn as full and equal partners in society, their families will flourish. And when families flourish, communities and nations do as well. That is why every woman, every man, every child, every family, and every nation on this planet does have a stake in the discussion that takes place here.
I am a firm believer that we all do have a stake in this issue, both men and women, young and old. I look forward to discussing this more with you all.