Single child at Sandy Hook vigil.

Raising Healthy Boys—and Helping At Risk Men—After Newtown

Is the U.S. population so psychically numb that news of another “school shooting” barely registers? The day before the first anniversary of the gut-wrenching Newtown massacre, an 18 year-old male shot another student and then killed himself as a sheriff’s deputy closed in on him, foiling his plans to use a backpack full of weapons and ammunition on students and staff at a Colorado high school.

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Male Student Athletes: New Profeminist Allies?

Male Student Athletes: New Profeminist Allies?

VDay.org invited Voice Male editor Rob Okun to write the newest V-Men column where this editor’s blog first appeared. In a world where too many Continue reading »

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The End Days of Wayne LaPierre

The End Days of Wayne LaPierre

I suggest putting a teacher in every gun store. —Jef Johnson The National Rifle Association’s public face, Wayne LaPierre, woke me up the other night. Continue reading »

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White Ribbon Day: INVITING MEN OFF THE SIDELINES

White Ribbon Day: INVITING MEN OFF THE SIDELINES

WHAT ABOUT THE MEN WHO ARE TRYING TO DO THE RIGHT THING? That was the thought I had the other day after hearing what was Continue reading »

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A Prescription for a New Valentine's Day

A Prescription for a New Valentine’s Day

For me, Valentine’s Day is a teachable moment more than a holiday. It’s a perfect time to promote healthy relationships more than romantic gifts and Continue reading »

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Fatal Distraction: Manhood, Guns, & Violence -  By Allan Johnson

Fatal Distraction: Manhood, Guns, & Violence – By Allan Johnson

Voice Male contributing editor ALLAN JOHNSON, a member of the magazine’s national advisory board, has written several books, including The Gender Knot: Unraveling Our Patriarchal Continue reading »

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Moving Beyond Men's Killing Fields

Moving Beyond Men’s Killing Fields

By Rob Okun There’s something happening here What it is ain’t exactly clear There’s a man with a gun over there Telling me I got Continue reading »

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I’m Mad as Hell at Conventional Manhood

I’m Mad as Hell at Conventional Manhood

By Rob Okun There are too many damn tragic anniversaries of men killing women. Pick any month and you’ll find them. Take December 6th— it Continue reading »

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Romney and Kid Rock: An Unholy Alliance

Romney and Kid Rock: An Unholy Alliance

By Jackson Katz 11-2-2012 Few eyebrows were raised a couple of weeks ago when the Michigan native musician Kid Rock introduced Republican vice-presidential nominee Paul Continue reading »

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Protecting Our Children, Educating Ourselves

Protecting Our Children, Educating Ourselves

Penn State. The Boy Scouts. The Catholic Church. Each institution has seen its reputation sullied by sexual assaults—rapes—perpetuated by coaches, troop leaders, and priests—not faceless, Continue reading »

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Dark Knights Falling

Dark Knights Falling

Now Can We Talk about Masculinity and Men? Even though it was–once again–a man who went on a shooting spree, the national conversation following the Continue reading »

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Dancing to Uncover Codes of a New “Maskulinity”

Dancing to Uncover Codes of a New “Maskulinity”

For nearly an hour on a steamy night at the end of June an audience at a black box theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, watched as Continue reading »

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One is Too Many

One is Too Many

It’s always encouraging to see men with influence speaking out about violence against women. If you aren’t aware of the (One is Too Many) 1is2many Continue reading »

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Choreographing the Father-Son Dance

Choreographing the Father-Son Dance

Rain was gently falling overhead; clouds obscured the stars. I was safe and dry in my son Jonah’s tent. I turned off the flashlight and Continue reading »

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Where Are Men’s Voices in the Fight for Women’s Health?

Where Are Men’s Voices in the Fight for Women’s Health?

Now that the public outcry has died down over the Susan G. Komen for the Cure’s ill-advised decision to defund Planned Parenthood (within days they Continue reading »

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Redefining Manhood After Penn State  

Redefining Manhood After Penn State  

Joe Paterno, the Penn State football coach who died in January just three months after a child rape scandal had stained his reputation, left behind Continue reading »

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