How do words and names matter, in the conversation about gender
Both Peggy Orenstein and Cyrus Grace Dunham are interested in the language around masculinity and gender in general. Dunham is especially interested in personal names; Orenstein, in name-calling. How do words and names matter, in the conversation about gender? Is fixing toxic masculinity as simple (or maybe it’s not as simple) as changing our language? How so? You can answer one or both of these questions.