Category Archives: General

Call to Action

As sexual assault, abuse, harassment continue to dominate our news feeds, more and more men are asking “What can I do?” At our 2016 Call to Action event we released our “11 Things Men Can Do” poster series.  These posters are available for free download on our website in both English & Spanish — and […]

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Father’s Day Message

Below is a short message we shared on WHBY for Father’s Day. Words from the PSA… In June we celebrate Father’s Day and discuss manhood.  Conversations about manhood should start by talking about “Man Box culture”.   If you’ve ever heard phrases like “act like a man”, “man up”, or “you’re throwing like a girl”, you […]

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Words Matter

When trying to end violence and oppression and create a world where all people are treated with dignity, words matter. And it’s not just the words we say directly to someone’s face, as this video makes clear. (Warning: harsh & degrading language, rape threats, other threats of violence.) Our words can be violent.  As said […]

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Voices of Boys: Message of non-violence

Katherine Lymn, USA TODAY NETWORK Gathered in the middle of the Horizons Elementary School library over lunch, a group of fifth- and sixth-grade boys talked about things that didn’t come naturally: Emotions. Relationships. Girls. But that was the point. The group, which kicked off earlier this month, is the youngest audience reached yet by local collaborators who […]

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Manbox Culture & Healthy Manhood

So what is Manbox culture?  If you’ve ever heard phrases like “act like a man”, “man up”, “bros before hoes”, “real men don’t cry”, “you’re throwing like a girl” then you know Manbox culture. It’s the part of our culture that raises boys and men to believe that: The only emotion that “real men” can have […]

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LISTENING TO WOMEN

“A time to listen, a time to speak” As shared at our last Breakfast, one of the first and most important things we can do as men to help end sexual assault & domestic violence is … listen to women.   Listen to when they feel safe and when they don’t; listen to their fears, frustrations, […]

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