Education / Health / Masculinity

Academics are Trying to Turn Men into Thumbsucking Little Beta Males in Skinny Jeans

You know, when talk turns to patriarchy and men’s violence and that kinda thing, most people’s minds imagine a so-called traditional man under a tree somewhere in Nigeria or a poor woman scraping for food in the mountains of a god-forsaken country like Afghanistan. Watch this. And think again. Patriarchy is not out there somewhere waiting to … Continue reading

Conferences / Health

The 3rd Male Psychology Conference

For those of you interested in the psychological aspects of males and able to travel to the United Kingdom, the 3rd Male Psychology Conference is taking place on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th June 2016 at University College London. The conference is not limited to psychologists. The organisers encourage abstracts from all academic disciplines, from students, therapists, and academics. … Continue reading

Boys / Health / Men

Beyond Working with Men and Boys – Special Issue of “Culture, Health and Sexuality: An International Journal for Research, Intervention and Care

That we need to work with men and boys has become a key mantra of health programmes globally, particularly those concerned with HIV, violence and more recently sexual and reproductive health and rights. And yet there is very little known about how effective these programmes are, nor of the challenges, opportunities and politics of this … Continue reading