Photo Credit: Tim Foster By Rob Okun Like our slaveholding first president—not our current one—I cannot tell a lie: we must chop down the poisonous tree of white supremacist masculinity. I felt tears well up when I heard about the alt-right violence unleashed in Charlottesville on August 12. Some of my tears, though, were in frustration. How is it possible after all the years colleagues and I have been writing and speaking about the gender of the killers—from Columbine to Orlando—that coverage of murder suspect James Fields. Jr. failed to point out the obvious: he was a disaffected, alienated...Read More
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TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media and Congress… and Won!
By Riki Wilchins Photos by Mariette Pathy Allen Before Caitlyn Jenner became America’s most famous transgender personality, Riki Wilchins was leading the fight for transgender rights. In the new first-person history-memoir TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media & Congress… and Won!, Wilchins recounts the long and winding road of trans rights from the early days of anti-trans rights in segments of the feminist movement, to the murder of transwomen such as Brandon Teena, through the fight to include trans rights in the “Gay and Lesbian” community. “This was a story that I thought might...Read More
Features TRANS/gressive: How Transgender Activists Took on Gay Rights, Feminism, the Media and Congress… and Won! Riki Wilchins Middle East Men and Gender Equality: Tradition and Modernity at a Crossroads Gary Barker and Alexa Hassink Masculinity, Machismo and Corruption Héctor Portillo and Sebastián Molano Will Men Ever Do Half of the World’s Childcare? Alexa Hassink and Brian Heilman Patriarchy Unmasked Robert Jensen Wrestling with “Required Masculinity” Carl Erikson A Call to Men to Embrace Gender Equality Abhijit Das Male Empowerment. Really? Maria Correia Where Have All the Good Men Gone? Emily Cataneo Columns From the Editor Taking on...Read More
Middle East DV Delegates Meet Voice Male At the International Center of Worcester we work to promote citizen diplomacy by designing and implementing professional and cultural programs for international visitors sponsored by local and foreign governmental and nongovernmental agencies, private companies, universities, and individuals. Earlier this year, the State Department identified Voice Male magazine as a great resource to highlight how the publication addresses the role of traditional media publications in gender equality and violence prevention campaigns. Through the Center’s International Visitor Leadership Program, delegates from Algeria, Chad, Iraq, Jordan, Morocco, and Saudi Arabia came to the U.S. in...Read More