Girls need dads, too

Women for Men

Natasha Devon writes in The Telegraph about a father’s indispensability.

This month, Ronald McDonald House Charities, which provides accommodation for families of children who have to remain in hospital long-term, launched a new television advert. In it, a little girl is asked to describe what it means to know that her dad is nearby and responds, “it’s just his voice”.

The advert struck me as more than a little bit brilliant. At last,after years of men being portrayed as incompetent and disposable by marketers, here was a slice of modern culture which acknowledged the emotional and psychological importance of male parents. Not only that, it managed to convey the elusive, almost inexplicable comfort of your dad’s physical presence in less than 30 seconds. Bravo, Ronald, bravo.

By contrast, this summer a group of four feminist authors (including Caitlin Moran) released a book of short essays entitled“Are…

Ver la entrada original 760 palabras más

Esta entrada fue publicada en Dictadura de género. Guarda el enlace permanente.


Introduce tus datos o haz clic en un icono para iniciar sesión:

Logo de

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Google+ photo

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Google+. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Imagen de Twitter

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Twitter. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )

Foto de Facebook

Estás comentando usando tu cuenta de Facebook. Cerrar sesión /  Cambiar )


Conectando a %s