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Violence Against Women—It’s a Men’s Issue

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTvSfeCRxe8 Jackson Katz, Phd, is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy.Katz is the creator and co-founder of the Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) program, which advocates the ‘bystander approach’ to sexual and domestic violence prevention. You’ve also seen him in the award winning documentary “MissRepresentation.”

The Fragile Masculinity of Tech Bros and the Failure of Liberal Feminism

By Veronica Arreola | Medium

I honest to gawd thought when I saw the article, “Push for Gender Equality in Tech? Some Men Say It’s Gone Too Far,” that it was a clickbait satire piece. Nope. It was a full-fledged New York Times article and as of its publication was in the top 5 viewed articles and continues to trend on Pocket. As I read the article, I went on a Facebook rant that I cleaned up here.

Habla Men

https://vimeo.com/109374851 Habla Men will enlighten audiences on what it means to be Latino in the United States through the perspective of a diverse group of Latinx role models whose personal stories are told straight into the camera. This is one part of the raw, humorous yet sincere, this series will feature the likes of a handsome sensitive man, a “tough guy” actor, a gay championship boxer, a legendary wrestler, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author, and a 6’2 transgendered blond bombshell among others. The personal experiences each of the participants openly disclose will keep viewers not only entertained, but challenge preconceived notions.

Introduction to Women’s Studies

Introduction to Women’s Studies: This course is designed for people with no background, but strong interest, in Women’s Studies as a field of academic study. It is feminist in philosophy and devoted to the still-radical principle that women’s diverse experiences as women, their oppression in patriarchy, and their modes of resistance to sexism and other systems of domination are crucial areas of academic study. Our analysis of feminist issues will always be intersectional—that is, we will always consider the intersection of gender with significant social and political categories such as race and ethnicity, sexual orientation, economics, culture, religion, age, and physical ability. The great aim of this course is to enable students to understand their world and themselves better and thereby to empower them to lead lives of integrity and consciousness, to make change, and (to paraphrase Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.) to help to bend the long arc of…

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