Behavior: And Now, Men's Liberation

Most emotionally secure men have sympathy with the rational aims of the Women's Liberation movement and show either amused tolerance or mild disdain for its more hysterical demands. But among some males, there is a different response. Shaken by the feminist activities and attitudes of their wives or girl friends, they have been drawn into a new social phenomenon: the men's liberation movement.

Across the country, hundreds of men have joined groups that hold monthly or weekly "consciousness-raising" rap sessions, discussions in which they air their anxieties and strive for better understanding of women—and themselves. The movement is spreading, especially on...

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