Tag Archives: Masculinity

We All Come Up Together: “Towards Collective Liberation” by Chris Crass

TweetBy Laura Campagna In his new book, “Towards Collective Liberation: Anti-Racist Organizing, Feminist Praxis, and Movement Building Strategy,” Chris Crass rightly points out that there are more men influenced by feminism today than at any other time in history. While this may be so, and I believe it is, a book written by a man [...]
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Dear ‘Gentleman Scholar’: Shaking hands with a woman is easy

TweetYou see a business associate at a conference. You meet a new co-worker at the plant. Your boss wants to meet with you for a second. But there’s a complication! The person in question is a woman. Tricky stuff. What do you do? Hold out your hand. Shake it two to three times firmly whilst [...]
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The Friend Zone (or, why I’m more than a piece of ass)

TweetCarlo Alcos, of Confronting Love, wrote an article in 2011 titled “The Friend Zone (or, How “Jerks” are Made),” which was recently republished by The Good Men Project. I’ll save you the trouble of reading it, in case you’ve missed it or if you just don’t want to read yet another faux-feminist essay articulating why [...]
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MESSAGE makes me happy

TweetI was recently pointed to this website, by a male gamer, and may I just say that I am pleased? I’ve experienced some of the smaller forms of sexism in the pen and paper RPG community once or twice, but I’ve heard from people for whom it has been far worse, and it’s refreshing to [...]
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On “Guyland,” and how Michael Kimmel has some catching up to do

TweetToday I finished reading Michael Kimmel’s book Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men. I wrote a previous post calling out Kimmel for his failure to speak out for women as valuable human beings, blaming this failure primarily on his choice to narrate his book from the perspective of the (awful) men he’s depicting. [...]
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