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Fortier: When Men Aren’t Men

I know this may sound “intolerant,” but I gotta admit that I really don’t like pregnant men and boys with boobs. There. I said it. If you happen to be a man “with child” or young man in need of a brassiere, I’m sorry if I offended you but that’s just the way I feel. I don’t put white cheese on my burger, I don’t want God removed from the Pledge, and I don’t want my dad wearing maternity boxers or my son working at Hooters. So you can imagine my disdain this week when I read the following headlines: “Pregnant man to give birth …” and “Obesity fuels growing ‘boy-boob problem.” And no, these guys aren’t in the circus/Marty Fortier, Coeur d’Alene Press. More here

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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