heforshe

 

I am a son of a woman who had to work two jobs to make ends meet.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a son of a woman who sat through sports games in the rain, snow, and sleet while feeling sick, tired, and left out.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a brother of a woman who used to walk ahead of me in the snow so I could follow in her footsteps and not freeze.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a brother of a woman who was mistreated by life over and over again, but yet found courage to gain a degree after the age of 40 and attend law school.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a husband to a woman who had a child while in law school and watched her struggle with breastfeeding as she studied and attended classes.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a husband to a woman who is an attorney who fights on behalf of those that have been mistreated or pushed aside.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a husband to a woman who stood by my side when I could not stand on my own.

                I am a #HeForShe

I am a father of a future woman and I want her to live in a world without glass ceilings. I want her to have the same opportunities that my sons will have.

                I am a #HeForShe

 I was #HeForShe long before Emma Watson spoke about gender equality.

                I have always been #HeForShe

 I am the man I am today because of the 4 women in my life and I am proud of all of them.

#HeForShe is a movement that was started by UN Women to get more men involved in gender equality. To learn more about the movement, click here.

 

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