"The old fashioned stereotype doesn't work."
Expressing your emotions is a perfectly normal and healthy part of the human experience. But far too many boys and men feel as though their identity as a male depends on upholding both a tough exterior and interior — void of feelings and tears.
Actress Jessica Chastain wants that to change. Because to her, lives truly do depend on it. And the stats back her up.
In a tweet shared on April 29, the Hollywood A-lister called on all of us to challenge the stereotypes and expectations associated with masculinity — starting with one particularly harmful phrase.