Synth Paper: The Fabricated Importance of Masculinity within Society…
Synth Paper: The Fabricated Importance of Masculinity within Society
Role of Peers
(article) "Dude You're a Fag"
children use the word "fag" as an insult
Role of Parents
(article) Normalizing Heterosexuality:
Mothers' Assumptions, Talk, and
Strategies with Young Children
children are rarely taught about homosexuality being normal
(article) No Way My Boys Are Going to Be Like That!
efforts by parents to raise masculine children
Role of Media
(article) Animating Youth
Disney movies impose ideological beliefs of masculinity on children
(article) Gender in Televised Sports
Sports featuring male athletes gain more coverage than sports with female athletes
The perceived importance of masculinity in males is shaped by the media, their peers, and their parents.