Supporting Boys' Healthy Resistance to Masculine Norms

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Abstract

This article is a commentary on the feature article, “‘It Might Be Nice to Be a Girl … Then You Wouldn't Have to Be Emotionless’: Boys' Resistance to Norms of Masculinity During Adolescence,” by Way et al. (2014, pp. 241–252) which highlights the importance of boys' resistance to masculine norms for their emotional and social well-being, and offers insight into factors that can enable this healthy response in boys.

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