Measure of a man? Feminists, gays and societal shifts are eroding macho stereotypes

When women challenged gender roles, things opened up for men, too. “The women’s movement showed that women didn’t want to be restricted by their gender role, and it’s opened things up for men to not be restricted as well — they can be stay-at-home dads, they can be nurses,” said Bonnie Grabenhofer, Vice President of NOW.