We are desperately trying to right the wrongs of the past but for those of us with young sons, there’s an opportunity and indeed a responsibility to ensure we're raising a generation that knows better. These ideas are from a great New York Times article along similar lines.
Teach him that he has a full range of emotions not just angry but - I’m scared, my feelings are hurt or, I need help.
Put good men in the space of your son. Give him strong female role models, too
Allow him to follow his interests, traditional or not
Teach him to cook, clean and look after himself
Teach him to take care of others
Encourage friendships with girls
Teach respect and consent
Expect more. ‘Boys will be boys’ is not an excuse for bad behavior.
Never use ‘like a girl’ as an insult
Read a lot, including about girls and women