Where are the men? Since last fall, when Harvey Weinstein and his predator brothers were exposed for enacting poisonous masculinity, I’ve heard that question a lot. More and more women are speaking out—and, thankfully, being believed. Two simple words—“Me, too”—have sparked a movement that’s woken a lot of people up. That’s essential. Almost entirely absent from the global conversation is … Continue reading #MeToo: “Where Are the Men?” Hiding in Plain Sight for 40 Years
Standing in a sunny courtyard of the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi, I am surrounded by a sea of delegates streaming into day one of the global symposium, Men and Boys for Gender Justice.
From the White House to the 50-yard line, from Kolkata to Cape Town, the call for men to change, to be allies with women in the work of ending gender-based violence and redefining manhood, is growing louder.
We’ve got to put our shoulders to the wheel of change if we’re going to stop domestic and sexual violence.
At Father’s Day this year, it was hard not to think about the fathers whose children were murdered in mass killings.
I’ve long believed that those of us committed to social change—whether achieving gender justice, restoring a threatened democracy, or healing an endangered planet—have greatest success when we accentuate the positive.
“What if?...” All of us have uttered those two words at one time or another as we contemplated what might have been.