Is the diminishing significance of traditional gender roles and gender stereotypes not a step forward?

Women now no longer have to conform against their will to fit into traditional gender roles, men have more freedom to decide whether they wan't to be married or not. Instead of seeing people as just a woman or just a man, we see them as they are, as individuals. It would allow all people to be more full human... show more Women now no longer have to conform against their will to fit into traditional gender roles, men have more freedom to decide whether they wan't to be married or not. Instead of seeing people as just a woman or just a man, we see them as they are, as individuals. It would allow all people to be more full human beings. We are moving toward more individual freedom which for me is progress.

progress = more individual freedom\liberation\choice
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