Unlike older men—who have seen the advancement of women and people of color over their lifetimes as a cost to their own power—white male millennials may view efforts to uplift and empower groups they perceive as already equal to them as unfair and radical.
On Sunday, lets all take a moment to thank the men that are not only remarkable fathers, but living examples of what it means to #BeAModelMan.
The re-trial of a former Vanderbilt University football player charged with a 2013 sexual assault began this week in Tennessee. The defense blamed alcohol, technology and the encouragement of male peers for his poor college-boy behavior. This trial gives us a perfect opportunity to talk about engaging men in ending sexual violence—especially since April is Sexual […]
With the presidential election now in full swing, the Ms. Blog is excited to bring you a series presented in conjunction with Presidential Gender Watch 2016, a project of the Barbara Lee Family Foundation and the Center for American Women and Politics. They’ll be tracking, analyzing and illuminating gender dynamics during election season—so check back with us regularly! In […]
And Obama wept. The New York Times, CNN, BBC and Al Jazeera’s coverage of the most powerful man in the world wiping away tears as he spoke about gun control in a press conference, with those who had been impacted standing behind, was a positive step in countering the popular belief that tears are a […]
As September came to a close, an alarming number of media outlets—including Aol, PopSugar, College Candy, Kfor.com and more—were applauding the successor to the man bun: “man braids.” Long-haired gents across the country are relieving their top knots and letting their hair down to rock this trendy new ‘do, but what they might not realize […]
This article was first published by The Huffington Post Schools in Philadelphia are currently on high alert because of a threat of violence made against “a university near Philadelphia.” The threat was posted on 4chan, an anonymous message board, on Friday, the day after a murder-suicide that left 10 people dead in yet another campus shooting. […]
It looks like those yummy Ryan Gosling memes created by Danielle Henderson could have the power to do more than make feminists swoon. Recent preliminary research from graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan examined the impact of the Feminist Ryan Gosling memes on men—with interesting results. The researchers found that men who were exposed to the […]
Back in May, Pharrell Williams was asked by Britain’s Channel 4 News if he considers himself a feminist. “I don’t think it’s possible for me to be that,” he said. “I’m a man. It makes sense up until a certain point. But what I do is—I do support feminists. I do think there’s injustices. There are […]
Good old Eminem, a Sondheim in his own right, has once again pulled out his bag of misogynist tricks. In a video promoting a greatest-hits compilation, the erstwhile Marshall Mathers has this to say: Play nice? Bitch I’ll punch Lana Del Rey right in the face twice, like Ray Rice in broad daylight in the […]