Scouts-L Mail Archive for April of 1999: Re: Roles of men and women leaders
Re: Roles of men and women leaders
Fri, 30 Apr 1999 03:02:53 -0700
--- GMarmet@AOL.COM wrote:
> He [our Council Executive] said women leaders should
> be "nurturers" while men
> leaders should be "examples".
> WoW! I know a couple of women leaders who would be glad to nurture
this CE into a headlock while another nurtured some common sense into
his skull (Just Kidding).
Seriously, this sort of gender-based role modeling belongs in the stone
age. Boys nowadays are looking for good role models, period. Yeah, they
might feel more comfrtable going to adult males with some of their
problems. But they might be surprised at the perspective a woman could
I was gonna come up with some examples, but each one, upon reflection,
was sexist to some degree, and would also limit the great [(:-)] &
powerful truths <G> mentioned here.
Having fun while trying to make a point...
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