Should we downplay the distinctiveness of masculinity and femininity? How is our culture dealing with what it is to be a woman or a man?

Some have misgivings as to whether masculinity and femininity should be cultivated. Wouldn't that just lead to caricatured stereotypes?

Adults involved in the education of teenage girls these days are highly aware of a negative 'curriculum for femininity' operative in our culture. But what would a positive 'curriculum for femininity' consist of?

What is a culture of complementarity? "Man+Woman" Magazine will have a great deal to say on this question, and this article is intended as an introduction to the topic.