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Q&A with a Leading Male Voice Against Sexual Violence

January 9, 2012

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By Michael Alan Goldberg Posted Jun. 22, 2011 For nearly three decades, Harvard-educated author, lecturer and activist Dr. Jackson Katz has been one of the nation’s leading male voices against sexism and sexual violence committed by men against women. In his recent book, The Macho Paradox: Why Some Men Hurt Women and How All Men […]

Hiding emotion in plain sight

January 2, 2012

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Clark University psychology professor Michael E. Addis, author of “Invisible Men: Men’s Inner Lives and the Consequences of Silence.” (T&G Staff/DAN GOULD) Prof’s book eyes men’s stoicismBy Susan Spencer TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF WORCESTER — Real men don’t cry. Or talk about their feelings. Or, as Clark University psychology Professor Michael E. Addis discovered 16 […]

Hiding emotion in plain sight

January 2, 2012

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Clark University psychology professor Michael E. Addis, author of “Invisible Men: Men’s Inner Lives and the Consequences of Silence.” (T&G Staff/DAN GOULD) Prof’s book eyes men’s stoicismBy Susan Spencer TELEGRAM & GAZETTE STAFF WORCESTER — Real men don’t cry. Or talk about their feelings. Or, as Clark University psychology Professor Michael E. Addis discovered 16 […]

You can’t deny it. Gender studies is full of male-blaming bias

September 14, 2011

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I studied the subject, and it avoids male issues and justifies attacks against men Tom MartinThe Guardian, Wednesday 14 September 2011 Jonathan Dean reacts dismissively to the news that I am suing the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, where I was a student (Fear not, male readers, 8 September). “Martin claims he […]

You can’t deny it. Gender studies is full of male-blaming bias

September 14, 2011

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I studied the subject, and it avoids male issues and justifies attacks against men Tom MartinThe Guardian, Wednesday 14 September 2011 Jonathan Dean reacts dismissively to the news that I am suing the Gender Institute of the London School of Economics, where I was a student (Fear not, male readers, 8 September). “Martin claims he […]

Women compete better when they are in teams, research finds

September 12, 2011

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Result of pioneering experiment may offer way of levelling corporate playing field for female high-fliers Jamie Doward and Grace Harper The Observer, Sunday 11 September 2011 Angela Ahrendts, head of Burberry, is one of only five women CEOs of FTSE 100 companies. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/WireImage “There is no ‘I’ in team, but there is in […]

Women compete better when they are in teams, research finds

September 12, 2011

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Result of pioneering experiment may offer way of levelling corporate playing field for female high-fliers Jamie Doward and Grace Harper The Observer, Sunday 11 September 2011 Angela Ahrendts, head of Burberry, is one of only five women CEOs of FTSE 100 companies. Photograph: Kevin Mazur/WireImage “There is no ‘I’ in team, but there is in […]

Men who understand sexism and rape culture

September 10, 2011

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Posted on 09 September 2011Jane OsmondWVoN Co-Editor Recently at WVoN we have been thinking about the comments on some of our stories, following a few heated debates with men who have a habit of derailing the discussion with their chorus of ‘what about the men’? Bearing in mind the vicious nature of the Guardian’s Comment […]

Men who understand sexism and rape culture

September 10, 2011

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Posted on 09 September 2011Jane OsmondWVoN Co-Editor Recently at WVoN we have been thinking about the comments on some of our stories, following a few heated debates with men who have a habit of derailing the discussion with their chorus of ‘what about the men’? Bearing in mind the vicious nature of the Guardian’s Comment […]

Let’s get this straight. Gender studies isn’t about ‘women good, men bad’

September 7, 2011

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It’s ironic that an ex-student is using anti-discrimination law to sue this LSE department. But he was only there for six weeks Jonathan Deanguardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 September 2011 Gender studies encourages students to acknowledge the diversity of relations between men and women. Photograph: Paul Williams/Alamy/Alamy Feminism makes some men very scared, others very angry. Tom […]

Let’s get this straight. Gender studies isn’t about ‘women good, men bad’

September 7, 2011

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It’s ironic that an ex-student is using anti-discrimination law to sue this LSE department. But he was only there for six weeks Jonathan Deanguardian.co.uk, Wednesday 7 September 2011 Gender studies encourages students to acknowledge the diversity of relations between men and women. Photograph: Paul Williams/Alamy/Alamy Feminism makes some men very scared, others very angry. Tom […]

To Prevent Violence, Insist Men Stop the Abuse

August 23, 2011

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By Rob OkunWeNews commentatorTuesday, August 23, 2011 A recent editorial about a domestic violence murder case in Massachusetts placed the onus on stopping this violence on women. Rob Okun says the responsibility lies with men too, and that it’s time for men to speak up. (WOMENSENEWS)–In the drive to end violence against women, even well-meaning […]

To Prevent Violence, Insist Men Stop the Abuse

August 23, 2011

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By Rob OkunWeNews commentatorTuesday, August 23, 2011 A recent editorial about a domestic violence murder case in Massachusetts placed the onus on stopping this violence on women. Rob Okun says the responsibility lies with men too, and that it’s time for men to speak up. (WOMENSENEWS)–In the drive to end violence against women, even well-meaning […]

Marked Rise in Intensely Sexualized Images of Women, Not Men

August 11, 2011

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2011) — A study by University at Buffalo sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even “pornified.” The same is not true of the portrayal of men. These findings may be cause for concern, the researchers say, because […]

Marked Rise in Intensely Sexualized Images of Women, Not Men

August 11, 2011

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ScienceDaily (Aug. 10, 2011) — A study by University at Buffalo sociologists has found that the portrayal of women in the popular media over the last several decades has become increasingly sexualized, even “pornified.” The same is not true of the portrayal of men. These findings may be cause for concern, the researchers say, because […]

Engaging Men and Boys in Gender Equality

July 26, 2011

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Vignettes from Asia and Africa (2011) Author: ICOMP, UNFPANo. of pages: 108Publication date: 2011Publisher: ICOMP, UNFPAISBN: 978-983-3017-09-6 This report generates specific, detailed lessons for successful implementation of initiatives that engage men and boys in advancing gender equality and reproductive health. Four case studies from Bangladesh, Philippines, Cambodia and Uganda are presented followed by lessons learnt […]

The rape of men

July 17, 2011

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Sexual violence is one of the most horrific weapons of war, an instrument of terror used against women. Yet huge numbers of men are also victims. In this harrowing report, Will Storr travels to Uganda to meet traumatised survivors, and reveals how male rape is endemic in many of the world’s conflicts Will Storr The […]