men, masculinities and gender politics

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Violence

Building a Movement of Men Working to End Violence Against Women (2001)

Michael Kaufman discusses the need to both address and involve men in ending violence against women (VAW), a few of the pitfalls and guiding principles, and shares his thoughts on what is the most developed example of this work, that is, the White Ribbon Campaign.
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What Men Can Do To Help End Male Domination of Women and Girls

By Julian Real, 2007, with invaluable input from Celie's Revenge

Here's a list of what men can do:

First, recognize and accept that the personal is political, and that interpersonal behavior is part of your political work as a responsible humane being. Stop either/or'ing the private and the public, the personal and the social, the interpersonal and the institutional. All are breeding grounds for male domination of women and children.

Given the above:

Building And Sustaining A Healthy Men's Anti-Rape Group

By George Marx, 1987.

I. INTRODUCTION

This paper focuses on men's anti-rape organizing from the perspective of one member of a men's pro-feminist anti-rape group. We work at educating ourselves and other "normal" men. I hope that a lot of my ideas will be adaptable to others' situations. I will try to separate issues into fairly distinct sections, although they will inevitably overlap.

Sex, porn and conscience - A review of John Stoltenberg's Refusing to be a man

John Stoltenberg's Refusing to be a man is a passionate manifesto for a new male way of being. It's a renunciation of sexual injustice and a call to action for all men of conscience.