“On 19th November it will be International Men’s Day (IMD). Many people will be left wondering why men need a special day, when every day could be considered male.
“These type of official days tend to acknowledge and celebrate the ‘underdog’, and so this November celebration may raise an eyebrow.
“It might sit awkwardly alongside Carers’ day (21st November) or National Grandparents day (4th October). However, men are just as much in need of celebration and support as other more ‘obvious’ groups.
“Men are diverse
“Men, like women, are diverse. Whilst an overriding stereotype of the buccaneering cowboy may persist in some minds, most of us can see from a cursory glance of social media that we now run the full gamut – from super alpha to super beta and all levels in between and around.”
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