“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”
Presumption of Male Guilt
Can people be so tainted that even when they do a good deed, it somehow isn’t?
Joanna Schroeder advocates both individual responsibility and an understanding of the realities of the society we live in.
Tim Pylypiuk will tell his soon-to-be born niece or nephew, “No matter what your gender, be courageous.”
Julie Gillis remembers a teacher who changed her son’s life.
Lisa Hickey believes that the “presumption of male guilt” is equally damaging to both men and women.
There’s probably no better place on earth to observe gender dynamics than in a bar on a Friday night.
With so many men feeling like they’re being blamed for being men, Tom Matlack wants us to embrace manhood.
Why do good men have to pay for other men’s bad behavior? Hugo Schwyzer explains the answer he learned in his first Women’s Studies class.
Michael Kaufman says there is no presumption of male guilt. Here’s why.
Jamie Reidy knows that women aren’t immune to laying a stinker—even in downward facing dog.
Accusations are easy to make, but impossible to take to take back, as Shawn Peters painfully discovered.
Ken Solin proves that men are capable of great devotion, fidelity, and nurturing.
He looked at me, and I sensed trouble. Like he was checking my distance, like he might try and run off with you.
Being found guilty when you are doing the right thing is tough. But, as MediaHound explains, being presumed guilty when you are saving a life is far tougher—and dangerous.
Statistics don’t make us safe, Lisa Hickey says. Self-empowerment and facing our fears do.