Articles on Men’s Issues
Mar10

Articles on Men’s Issues

Men’s Spirituality – Donald Bisson – “Men bleed too. Men grieve the loss of their children through divorce, separation, work assignments and illnesses. They seek out relationships to fill the hunger, pain and loneliness of life’s struggles. They ponder the great mysteries…”   Masculine Spirituality – By Richard Rohr, O.F.M. – Masculine spirituality. Perhaps the term sounds...

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Don’t “Act Like a Man” – Tony Porter
May09

Don’t “Act Like a Man” – Tony Porter

At TEDWomen, Tony Porter makes a call to men everywhere: Don’t “act like a man.” Telling powerful stories from his own life, he shows how this mentality, drummed into so many men and boys, can lead men to disrespect, mistreat and abuse women and each other. His solution: Break free of the “man box.” More on: Men’s Issues...

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The Mask You Live In
May09

The Mask You Live In

The Mask You Live In follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of masculinity. Pressured by the media, their peer group, and even the adults in their lives, our protagonists confront messages encouraging them to disconnect from their emotions, devalue authentic friendships, objectify and degrade women, and resolve conflicts through violence. These gender...

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