Manliness and femininity are at risk in gender-neutral society, writer says
- Modern society is shying away from manliness, cautions hero biographer
- Joanna Grochowicz is a chronicler of heroes such as Ernest Shackleton
- She said the move towards a ‘gender-neutral society’ is ‘very troubling’
- The author spoke about gender with with Major General Patrick Cordingley
As a chronicler of heroes such as Scott of the Antarctic and Ernest Shackleton, Joanna Grochowicz knows a thing or two about machismo.
But modern society is ‘shying away from manliness’, she warned this week.
‘I find it very troubling that we’re moving towards this gender- neutral society where sex-specific qualities are not valued,’ she said.
‘In the same way we are shying away from manliness,…