Who’s your daddy – Part 2
Hardly half a century ago the second feminist wave idealized the liberation of both sexes, girls could kill while boys could cry. The war between the sexes would come to an end, men and women could finally become best of friends on equal footings.
Already in 1979 the Cure denounced our healing and would rub it in: emancipation had failed, there’s no actual change because boys don’t cry and that’s final.
Listen to it here if you care to be convinced https://youtu.be/4oYMUeI4s9s with Spanish subtitles, why not. Spanish is after all the second world language and besides since we take on machismo, it sounds les whining in Spanish: “Los chicos no lloran.” Admit it, it sounds more manly. Those pale looking, unhealthy living, confusingly Androgynes whined exquisitely album after album.
(Oh and girls can’t kill in combat because men refuse to share rooms with them http://warontherocks.com/2014/11/heres-why-women-in-combat-units-is-a-bad-idea/ at least not on female terms http://atwar.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/01/29/women-in-combat-some-marines-react/?_r=0. The dream of equal partnership shred to pieces.