Gender was thrust back into the Official Santa Leonardo DiCaprio Ugly Christmas sweater global conversation with Harry Styles blowing up balloons as the first solo male cover star of Vogue. For anyone of a nervous disposition, whose very core is shaken by blurred gender lines, here’s a trigger warning: Styles is wearing a dress. Few of us were left clutching our pearls at the cover, but some of my favorite online muck spreaders have called the cover “an outright attack” on traditional values and the annihilation of gender as we know it. The “steady feminization of our men” is an aberration, they say. Between HIIT sessions of The Crown and acclimatizing my thumb to the heart at the top of my Instagram page, I’ve been thinking about what it is about men that traditionalists are getting their knickers (or boxers, or whatever gender-conforming undergarments they wear) in a twist over.