Resources on Masculinity


On-line Videos Websites/Groups
Slam Poetry/Spoken Word Videos/DVDs
Academic Articles

Note: The ideas and opinions at the following links are not those of the Cross-Cultural Leadership Center, CSU, Chico, or the California State University System.

On-line Videos

The Masks Men Wear

Straight Men and Gay Men Respond To Gay Men Marrying Other Gay Men and Not Straight Women

Imagine A World Where Being "Gay" The Norm & Being "Straight" Would Be The Minority! [Short Film]

TEDxIsfeld Bill Pozzobon Breaking the Boys Code of Masculinity

Why I stopped watching porn: Ran Gavrieli at TEDxJaffa 2013

TedTalks: Tony Porter: A call to men

Jackson Katz: Violence against women—it's a men's issue

"Stockholm Syndrome" Singh- MSP Debut 8/17/08

"I Love Men" Pollet-MSP Debut 8/17/08


Video Games and the Male Gaze

How video games, and their female characters, are designed for the heterosexual man.

A website devoted to breaking down stereotypes as depicted in print ads.

A multi-national of " MenEngage members [who] work collectively and individually toward advancing gender justice, human rights and social justice to achieve a world in which all can enjoy healthy, fulfilling and equitable relationships and their full potential."

The mission of 1 in 6 is "... to help men who have had unwanted or abusive sexual experiences in childhood live healthier, happier lives."

The Voice Male is an on-line magizine which "...chronicles the social transformation of masculinity," and "has evolved into a magazine exploring critical issues relevant to men’s growth and health while cataloguing the damaging effects of men’s isolation and violence."

"XY is a website focused on men, masculinities, and gender politics. XY is a space for the exploration of issues of gender and sexuality, the daily issues of men’s and women’s lives, and practical discussion of personal and social change."

National Organization of Men Against Sexism:pro-feminist, gay-affirmative, anti-racist, enhancing men's lives.

Slam Poetry/Spoken Word

Dylan Garity - "Friend Zone" (Button Poetry First Readings)

Alex Dang - "Times I've Been Mistaken for a Girl" (NPS 2013)

Kait Rokowski - "How To Cure a Feminist"

Rudy Francisco "Scars/To the New Boyfriend"

Guante - "Ten Responses to the Phrase 'Man Up' " 

Aaron Burstein - "Social Anxiety at 130 BPM" (CUPSI 2013)

To Every Man Who Never Called Himself a Feminist - Kendra Urdang

Lindsay Mcphee - Rape Jokes Aren't Funny

Sonya Renee "What Women Deserve"



Academic Articles