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
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.
Millions of men will wake up Sunday to handmade cards, neckties and, maybe, a new electronic gadget. It’s Father’s Day 2016, a time to acknowledge dear old Dad.
The massacre in Orlando was carried out as an act of rage. By a man. Who had access to military-grade weapons. And had unmet mental health and trauma needs.
Rallying around a men’s pledge “to be part of the solution in ending violence against women,” men and young men have been invited to join White Ribbon Day cochairs at Northeastern University.
The movement of men promoting women’s rights and men’s transformation is not just growing, it’s linking up in greater numbers than ever before.
At Father’s Day this year, it was hard not to think about the fathers whose children were murdered in mass killings.