A Day Without a Woman - page 2

Across the nation, as a follow up to the Women's March on Washington, women are striking from work tomorrow (March 8, 2017), not shopping and/or wearing red. In my area, schools have had to close... Read More

  1. by   toomuchbaloney
    Nobody said anything about waiting for a man to advocate for you. But it is disingenuous to suggest that it is not helpful to have allies from the side of the "opposition pov".

    Whether or not you feel you need my male advocacy, I'm going to offer it because it is the right thing to do.
  2. by   herring_RN
    Quote from toomuchbaloney
    Nobody said anything about waiting for a man to advocate for you. But it is disingenuous to suggest that it is not helpful to have allies from the side of the "opposition pov".

    Whether or not you feel you need my male advocacy, I'm going to offer it because it is the right thing to do.
    I think we are always better working together.
    She was responding to this post:
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    Starbrown, and that's the Catch 22 situation that prevents nurses from progressing. Enhanced empathy and sympathy levels. As stated before, we need male nurses to advocate for us. That's their forte' anyway. As we employ lawyers to do our dirty work, we need to push male nurses to represent us. They actually enhance their reputation by being strident, we would be described far more colourfully

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