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Janice Fiamengo
  • Stop Shaming Men on December 6
    More than three decades after the Montreal Massacre, the anniversary of the shootings remains the occasion for alarmist claims about violence against women and the ritual shaming of men. Such shaming may be satisfying to anti-male ideologues, but it does nothing to prevent future violence and should cease immediately.   On December 6, 1989, 25-year-old Marc Lépine (born … Continue reading Stop Shaming Men on December 6
  • EXCERPT: Sons of Feminism: Men Have Their Say
    Feminist leaders tell us that men are entitled and powerful. Janice Fiamengo actually asked men what it is like to be male in a feminist culture. These 26 stories will surprise you with their accounts of men belittled, disliked, dismissed, blamed, falsely accused, and discriminated against under law–all while being expected to apologize for their … Continue reading EXCERPT: Sons of Feminism: Men Have Their Say
Stephen Baskerville
Paul Nathanson
Moiret Allegiere
  • Disengage
    I would assume that none of you reading this are unfamiliar with the Twitterati; the last (and greatest) stronghold of the Serpent-cult. Perhaps, one could say, the praetorian guard of the feminist hivemind and the woke-ists. Twitter, in all their censorious might and with all their obvious political leanings and/or agenda, has become nothing but … Continue reading Disengage
  • Plastic is eternal (TM):
    Back in the baby-batter days of my ramblings on whatever the green-skinned fuck is going on with our societies at present, I wrote a piece (Rebellion? We can get it for you wholesale!) in which I opined and pined, wailed, howled in frustration and snark, that whatever passes for rebellion in whichever generation, will eventually … Continue reading Plastic is eternal (TM):
  • Godspeed, you Barbarian Kings, Godspeed:
    Godspeed, you Barbarian Kings, Godspeed: Have you ever read Conan the Barbarian? Not the comics, though they aren’t bad at all. No, I mean the original Robert E. Howard stories. The old pulp-magazine tales. If no, then you should. If yes, well – go re-read them. They are, as a matter of fact, excellent. Even … Continue reading Godspeed, you Barbarian Kings, Godspeed:
Tom Golden

Coaching Boys Into Men curriculum, used in Washington’s high schools, has major blind spot

Republishing this article from Equality for Boys and Men

September 24, 2021 by Admin

If you can see it, you can be it. This concept is rightly employed to emphasize the importance of girls seeing women succeeding in a variety of roles, including ones not conventionally associated with women. The flip side of this concept similarly bears truth: If you can’t see it, you can’t be it.

One role that many boys can’t see themselves in, thanks to the bias with which we educate them, is the role of victim of intimate partner violence (also called domestic violence). A textbook example of such miseducation is the Coaching Boys Into Men program, which is delivered by coaches of boys sports teams. Since its launch in 2008, thousands of coaches of high school boys have delivered this curriculum that fails in two ways:

  1. Coaching Boys Into Men reinforces stereotypes against boys while teaching them not to reinforce stereotypes against others, and – most importantly –
  2. With its focus on boys as potential abusers, Coaching Boys Into Men fails to teach boys how to recognize and prevent abuse against themselves.

Dating violence: 1 in 11 girls, 1 in 14 boys

If girls never abused their boyfriends, then the Coaching Boys Into Men curriculum would be acceptable as it is. However, surveys conducted by the Centers for Disease Control showed that approximately 1 in 11 female and 1 in 14 male high school students reported having experienced physical dating violence in the previous year. Furthermore:

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