Fall 2016 Edition

Fall 2016 Edition

A Warrior’s Return South African Men’s Gender Justice Chorus The Long and Winding Roat to Women’s Equality Beyond “Absent” and “Deadbeat” Dads

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Fall 2016: Men@Work

Fall 2016: Men@Work

Michigan Board of Ed Protects Transgender Student’s Rights “Schools should be a place that you go to learn, not a place to fear.” —Corey Maison, Continue reading »

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Mail Bonding

Mail Bonding

A New Boys Magazine Anyone? I found Voice Male when I was initially looking for a magazine for my young son—a magazine that gives young Continue reading »

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Donald Trump and the Crisis in Masculinity

Donald Trump and the Crisis in Masculinity

The crisis in masculinity and the presidential election got hitched in an October surprise unintentionally engineered by Donald Trump. While a vast majority of men—the Continue reading »

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Toxic Masculinity Unmasked in Six Minutes

Toxic Masculinity Unmasked in Six Minutes

American Male looks at the effects hypermasculinity— including attitudes toward women, minority groups, and LGBTQ+ people—has on men, particularly young men. For them, it’s clear Continue reading »

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Books

Books

Every two minutes a U.S. resident is sexually assaulted. One out of every six women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape Continue reading »

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Mary V vs. Henry V? When Gender Struggles Are Center Stage

Mary V vs. Henry V? When Gender Struggles Are Center Stage

In Mary V, a feminist exploration of Shakespeare’s Henry V, women battle for control of a production of Henry V. Led by their hero Mary, Continue reading »

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A Black Lives Matter Booklist for Teens

A Black Lives Matter Booklist for Teens

by Kiera Parrott In the wake of the tragic killings of two black men by police in July, Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Continue reading »

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What’s Missing in the Way We Look at Rampage Killings?

What’s Missing in the Way We Look at Rampage Killings?

by Michael Kimmel It’s been four years since James Holmes murdered 12 people and injured 70 more in a mass shooting on July 20, 2012, Continue reading »

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What’s the Sex Binary Got to Do with Rape?

What’s the Sex Binary Got to Do with Rape?

by John Stoltenberg This is a story about storytelling. In particular it’s about the story you are told if it is determined at the time Continue reading »

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Will Women Resist More Caregiving by Men?

Will Women Resist More Caregiving by Men?

by Oswaldo Montoya Working with men to transform patriarchal relations with women is complex, as Bayano Valy’s article reveals. In its intervention, “Men in the Continue reading »

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Men: Equal Partners in Care Work?

Men: Equal Partners in Care Work?

by Bayano Valy Anecdotal evidence in Mozambique shows that there are men who perform care and household work believing they are helping their partners—this is Continue reading »

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The Long and Winding Road to Women’s Equality

The Long and Winding Road to Women’s Equality

by James A. Haught With the possibility of America’s first woman president looming, it’s appropriate to consider the monumental struggle for gender equality. For millennia, Continue reading »

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Nigerian Men Begin Marching to End Men’s Violence Against Women

Nigerian Men Begin Marching to End Men’s Violence Against Women

by Chris Onuoha In Lagos, largest city in Nigeria, domestic violence and sexual assault cases have been on the rise. Perpetrators often seem undeterred. Responding Continue reading »

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Forgiveness in the Worst Place in the World to Be a Woman

Forgiveness in the Worst Place in the World to Be a Woman

Mary of Kivu by Gary Barker Gary Barker’s new novel, Mary of Kivu, takes place mainly on the shores of Lake Kivu, near the Rwandan-Congolese Continue reading »

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Beyond “Deadbeat” and Absent Fathers

Beyond “Deadbeat” and Absent Fathers

by Gary Barker and Michael Kimmel Continuing to follow a story we published last issue, “The State of Fatherhood in the U.S.,” is this further Continue reading »

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A Brutal Truth Every Black Man Needs to Hear About Masculinity

A Brutal Truth Every Black Man Needs to Hear About Masculinity

by Aaron Morrison It can take a lot of courage for a young black man to make this admission: “I was never really a tough Continue reading »

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Will Peace Ever Get a Chance in Colombia?

Will Peace Ever Get a Chance in Colombia?

by Sebastián Molano What is the first memory you have about living in a country at war? Every time I asked this question to my Continue reading »

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A Warrior’s Return

A Warrior’s Return

by Adam Pattantyus After completing four years as a nuclear weapons officer in West Germany during the height of the Cold War, Adam Pattantyus was, Continue reading »

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