Unformatted text preview: the gender roles start even before birth (pink- girl, blue- boy) “Blurring the boundaries” article ○ the statistics were high! ■ an estimate of 60% of today’s Japanese men are soshokukei (“herbivores; similar to metrosexuals) ○ the “social-gay” guys do not want to start families and sometimes chose to avoid relationships with women ○ they like to go shopping and watch what they eat so that they can stay thin ○ the generation of males that grew up in the 80’s and before generally do not exhibit this kind of behavior. ■ note: this generation is known as the “lost generation”....
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- Fall '11