Watch these high school boys explain why men can and should be feminists

George Will and the Washington Post opinion pages got you feeling terrible about the world? Watch this and cheer up VIDEO

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Watch these high school boys explain why men can and <em>should</em> be feminists (Credit: YouTube)

Feeling pretty terrible after reading George Will’s and W. Bradford Wilcox’s wildly misogynistic garbage over at the Washington Post? Feeling tired and maybe a little bit like you are going to die from having your eyes roll out of your head after reading the New York Times question whether male feminists actually exist? Want to feel a little better?

This group of teenage boys sharing what they learned during teacher Ileana Jiménez’s high school feminism class and explaining the reasons they consider themselves feminists should do the trick, at least for six minutes and two seconds.

Check it out here:

Katie McDonough is Salon's politics writer, focusing on gender, sexuality and reproductive justice. Follow her on Twitter @kmcdonovgh or email her at kmcdonough@salon.com.

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