Yes, Men’s Studies. You Got a Problem with That?

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Dr. Andrew Smiler argues that Men’s Studies is necessary and the logical complement to Women’s and LGBTQ Studies.  A few weeks ago, the New York Times pondered “A Master’s Degree in…Masculinity?” The headline itself suggests the NYT is not convinced this is a good idea. Placing the article, written by Jessica Bennett, in the Fashion […]

You Can’t Fight Racism with Sexism: A Response to Adam Mansbach

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Talia Cooper tells off Salon’s Adam Mansbach for not recognizing male privilege.

Seeing Privilege as Myth: How Men Can Be Better Allies For Women

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A man’s harassment of a female bartender inspired Sincere Kirabo to learn from women how men can help.

“Where, oh, Where Can All the Men Be?” Challenges in Men’s Advancement of Social Change

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Where are all of the straight, white, cis-gendered men who should be standing up for social change?

Funny or Die’s Satire: A Biting Illustration of White Male Privilege

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On the heels of the viral ’10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman’ video, Funny or Die brings us ’10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Man’

Why Men Resist Critiques of Masculinity, and How That Can Change

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Alex Bove explains why most men react negatively to the criticism of masculinity.

Queer Polyamory and the Challenges of Male Privilege

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Angelus Morningstar explains how queer polyamory challenges ingrained behaviors of masculine dominance within same-sex relationships.

The Nuances of Consent and How Some Men Are Trained to Ignore Them

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“When men are unaware of their gender privilege, boundary violations occur,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.

How Polyamory is Turning Patriarchy on Its Head

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Psychologist Sandy Peace discusses how polyamory can check male privilege while fostering open and honest communication among partners.

The Supreme Court says, “Patriarchy is Alive and Well”

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The Hobby Lobby decision denies the rights of women, and the Supreme Court rules for patriarchy again.

No, Really, What Are You Fighting For?

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Allan Mott asks this question: How would you feel and what would you do if tomorrow the world suddenly became the place you’ve always wanted to live in?

‘Male Privilege’ Isn’t a License to Harass Waitresses (or Anybody Else)

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What makes guys think their waitress is another dish on the menu? Sebastian Molano thinks he knows.

Why Are These White Boys So Untouchable?

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Dillan DiGiovanni asks: “What does our country stand to gain from perpetuating this deeply-rooted myth that black people are more violent than white men or people of any other race?”

Dear Tal Fortgang, Privilege Is Sort Of Like This

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Patriarchy is like a game in which you can’t pick your own difficulty level.

The Language of Dude Feminism

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Again, this isn’t to say that these campaigns haven’t done good, but rather, that they should go farther.

True Solidarity: Moving Past Privilege Guilt

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Jamie Utt explains that if privilege guilt prevents us from acting against oppression, then it is simply another tool of oppression.