International men's day is celebrated every year on November 19 to recognize the role of men in society. It was first announced in February 1992 by Thomas Oaster to acknowledge and address the issues that men face in society. However, Dr Jerome Teelucksingh revived it in 1999. The day aims to focus on men's mental health, to promote male role models, to acknowledge and celebrate the contributions made by men in the society, to focus on improving gender relations and promote gender equality.
Here are some quotes by famous personalities to mark the celebration of International Men's Day.
"Being male is a matter of birth. Being a man is a matter of age. But being a gentleman is a matter of choice" —Vin Diesel
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value." — Albert Einstein
This quote wishes every man on this day by saying that one does not need to use force to show his strength.
"There is no need for a man to use physical force to show the strength in him, it is a matter of facing the challenges of life without fear" — Albert Einstein
A Twitterati posted a heartwarming note to remind people that trans men also existed in today's world and deserve the same care and love as normal men.
Today is International Men's Day.— Charl Biologically Nonbinary Landsberg (@charllandsberg) November 19, 2019
Reminder that trans men exist.
It's okay for boys to cry, be effeminate, like 'girl stuff'.
If you need therapy, find therapy. Ask for help.
Fat guys, trans guys, disabled guys, queer guys, guys who are POC, all deserve love.
Another user extended Men's Day wishes: