Spring 2016 Edition

Spring 2016 Edition

God’s Letter to Donald Trump Unbecoming a Man The Militarization of Men and Societies #checkyourboys

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Unbecoming a Man

Some time ago, I was in a small men’s group, the four of us meeting every few weeks over dinner to talk about our lives. Continue reading »

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Reproductive Health and Rights Under Attack

Reproductive Health and Rights Under Attack

By Jennie Wetter and Stephen Kent The international Population Institute has released its fourth annual report card on reproductive health and rights in the U.S., Continue reading »

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The Militarization of Men and Societies

By Rashme Sehgal Watching boys playing a game in northern Lebanon, close to Syria, Anthony Keedi, a psychologist working with the ABAAD Resource Centre for Continue reading »

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Why Performing Conventional Masculinity Is Bad for Men

By Benjamin Spoer To answer the question why women in nearly every country outlive men, public health researcher Ben Spoer discovered that many of the Continue reading »

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Feel the Bern

By Jackson Katz At first glance, Vermont senator and Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders does not project the kind of masculine persona that so many Continue reading »

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Man Enough?

Man Enough?

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity By Jackson Katz Gender has always been a crucial factor in presidential politics. In Man Continue reading »

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Report From Planet Nine

By Richard Hoffman Recently it was announced that a new planet had been discovered in our solar system. It was given the inelegant but sensible Continue reading »

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How Men Benefit from Rape

How Men Benefit from Rape

By Christopher Kilmartin In the days of state-sponsored slavery in the U.S., physical and psychological violence was used to justify and maintain the system of Continue reading »

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Can a Good Man Rape? (Spoiler Alert: Yes)

By Allan G. Johnson A recent headline wants to know, “Can We Save Cliff Huxtable from Bill Cosby?” In other words, can we find a Continue reading »

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HIV Treatment: Where are the Men?

On World AIDS Day, I found myself thinking, as I often do on December 1st, of two remarkable men, both of whom died unnecessarily of Continue reading »

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Mens’ Role in Ending AIDS

Spring 2016: Men @ Work Mens’ Role in Ending AIDS UNAIDS, together with the International Planned Parenthood Federation and Sonke Gender Justice, convened a meeting Continue reading »

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Mail Bonding

Mail Bonding

The Voice Thanks so much for being “the voice” for all the men who are part of a men’s movement (by virtue of how they Continue reading »

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Arrival

Arrival

On my passport my home’s official name. Others are stamped in colors on its pages. Even the future issued me a visa. It cost less Continue reading »

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Dear Donald

Dear Donald

The editor of Voice Male magazine says he has come into possession of a letter God recently sent to real estate mogul and presidential candidate, Continue reading »

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Poetry

By E. Ethelbert Miller ARK OF WALLS (for J) We will all die in small rooms maybe no larger than the ones we live in. Continue reading »

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Sorry I Don’t Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move By Maxine Leeds

Books

Gentle Men: May I Have the Next Dance? Review by Kristen Barber Sorry I Don’t Dance: Why Men Refuse to Move By Maxine Leeds Craig Continue reading »

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Book Excerpt

Book Excerpt

The Afghan Vampires Book Club By Gary Barker and Michael Kaufman Inspired by “Heart of Darkness” The Afghan Vampires Book Club is set ten years Continue reading »

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You Can’t Talk to Women Like That

#Check Your Boys By Stephanie Leke You and your crew are on a boys’ night out at the bar when an attractive woman passes by. Continue reading »

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A Boy’s Journey into Manhood

My Girlfriend and the Bathroom Door By Kevin Powell In his 10 books, writer-activist Kevin Powell has frequently written on race and masculinity, including The Continue reading »

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