Tell colleagues you’ve got their back, from day one — writes author and activist Josh Levs — of how men in power can be supportive, as the entertainment industry faces continued bullying behavior and harassment incidents.
A Harvard Business School study found that "executives of both sexes consider the tension between work and family to be primarily a women's problem." And until this changes, both men and women suffer.
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"I’m 46 years old, and can’t remember a time I’ve ever heard so many people argue that it’s normal for boys to commit, or attempt to commit, sexual assault. As part of a recent panel of Republican women interviewed by CNN, one woman said, “We’re talking about a 17-year-old boy in high school with testosterone running high. Tell me, what boy hasn’t done this in high school?” The answer: the vast majority, as far as we know. And to suggest otherwise is to encourage backward, offensive stereotypes of teenage boys as sexual predators, effectively deranged and enslaved by their hormones and primal instincts."
Start off by investigating your policies. Do they treat men and women, officially, as equal caregivers? One thing to check, for example, is whether leave specifically for caregiving is the same for men and women.