Quote of the Month
"Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present."
Resources on Masculinity
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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.
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.
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"
POETRY WEDNESDAY: I AM YOUR SON: CONFESSIONS OF A GAY SON