In 2017, gender was brought to the forefront of our collective consciousness in a way that rocked the foundation of our nation. Time magazine rightly recognized The Silence Breakers as Person of the Year 2017. The hashtag #MeToo provided an umbrella of solidarity for sharing personal accounts of sexual harassment, inappropriate sexual behavior and unwanted advances. Catapulted by social media, the #MeToo movement resonated with Americans across all walks of life. Inspired by #MeToo, the Time's Up movement was unveiled on New Year's Day and gained mainstream momentum from the Golden Globe Awards. Its website explains, "Powered by women, Time's Up addresses the systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace that have kept underrepresented groups from reaching their full potential." While this movement represents significant progress for women in their quest for respect and equality with men at this juncture in history, what does it mean for the future of young men?
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