I’m a Man, and a Feminist. Listen up.
I have opinions. I like to share them. I like it when people listen. I think my opinions are important.
And, because I’m a straight white man in his 40s, a lot of the time people listen.
It’s nice, feeling free to own the space around me and speak my mind. Feels good. Makes me feel valued. Heard.
For the last year, however, I’ve been kinda quiet. On purpose. Ever since #MeToo began, I haven’t wanted to talk much. Not for the reason people seem to think. It’s somehow assumed that I’m quiet because I’m suddenly…