For every girl who is tired of acting weak when she is strong,
there is a boy tired of appearing strong when he
For every boy who is burdened with the constant expectation of knowing everything,
there is a girl tired of people not trusting her
For every girl who is tired of being called over-sensitive,
there is a boy who fears to be gentle, to weep.
For every boy for whom competition is the only way to prove his masculinity,
there is a girl who is called unfeminine when she
For every girl who throws out her E-Z-Bake Oven,
there is a boy who wishes to find one.
For every boy struggling not to let advertising dictate his desires,
there is a girl facing the ad industry's attacks
on her self esteem.
For every girl who takes a step toward her liberation,
there is a boy who finds the way to freedom a little easier.