Tag Archives: Masculinity

Why we all must help carry the weight

Tweet Fact: According to the NCADV, one in every four women experience domestic violence in their lifetime.  Fact: More than three women per day lose their lives at the hands of their partners.  Fact: An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year.  Fact: Almost one-third of female [...]
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#cutthecarls: The Ongoing Conversation about Women, Advertising, and Consumable Bodies

TweetRecently, Beauty Redefined started two new hashtags, #cutthecarls and #morethanmeat, in response to the latest ad by burger chain Carl’s Jr. The ad features Hannah Ferguson, who sexily washes a truck while devouring the new “Texas BBQ Thickburger,” and Paris Hilton, who wanders onset seductively in the last few seconds and murmurs, “You missed a [...]
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What we don’t talk about when we talk about Ray Rice

TweetIn recent NFL news, running back Ray Rice has been cut from the Ravens and suspended indefinitely from the NFL. Video evidence (that has been available since February 2014) showing Rice rendering his then fiance unconscious in an elevator has surfaced for the public’s viewing. It is a graphic video that ends with Rice attempting [...]
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Say something, I can’t give up on this

Tweet The #yesallwomen campaign has brought up so much deeply held finally said out loud shame from women. Reading it brings tears to my eyes. The mini stories are devastating. Yet I know that only half of the stories out there are being told.  The rest are still buried because of the Thing that all [...]
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Misogyny and Other Cock Blockers

TweetRecently I released a video for “Boss Señorita”—a song I wrote to empower women and offer men a different approach. Two days later, a misogynist killed 6 people because women rejected him. I’ve seen much discussion about misogyny since then and I’m seeing men get very defensive. As a man, I understand why. My hope [...]
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