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Something finally changed: Why I too believe in the 'best in men', like Gillette

You can be six feet tall, eat fries and chocolates like fast food is going out of fashion, think the new girl in class is super pretty. You still know how not to feel gender-superior.

"Is this the best a man can get? Is it? We can't hide from it. It's been going on far too long. We can't laugh it off. Making the same old excuses. Boys will be boys. But something finally changed. And there will be no going back. Because we believe in the best in men. To say the right thing. To act the right way. Some already are. In ways big and small. But some is not enough. Because the boys watching today will be the men of tomorrow."

Who knew a few simple sentences in a simple ad would generate so much reaction, both positive and negative, in a world that despite being shaken in its edifice by movements of gender equality, #MeToo and Time's Up is still deeply patriarchal.

The Gillette ad. Yes, that one.

The one in which men

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