Flattered to be featured today on the Missio Alliance blog. It was not easy to press “send.”
How #YesAllWomen Destroyed Egalitarianism
You may remember the hashtag sensation #YesAllWomen a few months back.
The outcry was launched in response to a killing spree of women in Isla Vista, CA. For days, social media was awash with exclamations about the differences between being a man and a woman in our society. Some of them were humorous. Many of them were just plain scary.
As I read through my Twitter feed, two things became very clear:
First, the problems we face when it comes to gender are buried deeper than we realize in the structure of our society.
Second, I have absolutely no idea what it is like to be a woman.