What does “promoting femininity in masculinity” actually mean? In this article, I discuss what it means to me and what I am trying to achieve with this blog.
In this article, The Herold from Scotland follows a couple of men who enjoy wearing skirts around Glasgow and reports not only on their motivations for wearing skirts, but also on their experiences in public and their families.
Many men wear skirts, dresses, heels and the like only when they are home alone. They don’t even want their partners to know or see them. Much less take a walk in public dressed in this way. Here is how I see it, as the partner of a man who used to be like this.
This is an excellent, current article about why the trend of men wearing skirts and other gender non-conforming clothing is having difficulties becoming mainstream.
When my husband confessed what he was up to when I was not home, I was shocked. This is how we figured it out as a couple – and how the crisis changed my perspective.
While I don’t entirely think that men wearing skirts is going to do away with toxic masculinity, the article makes an interesting point that it’s a sign that many men are sick of gender norms and are ready to don a skirt to break them.
Wearing gender non-conforming clothing in public is a daunting task, but there are a few things you can do to build up the courage to go out and rock that skirt or those heels!