We risk being lost in a vicious cycle where young men are not taught to be vulnerable. The 'boys don't cry' narrative is still pervasive and it's hurting people.
I was having a discussion about consent and was asking whether the participants thought that asking for consent was sexy. One of them replied, 'No – it's neutral and necessary. You don't say your fork is tasty when you're eating a good meal. Consent is the same.' I thought that was really cool!