men, masculinities and gender politics

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  • 10 Nov 2017

    Both women and men may experience violence and abuse by intimate partners or former partners. Men are a visible, although small, proportion of adult victims of intimate partner violence. What are effective and appropriate ways to respond to male victims? In this XY collection, we have gathered resources and guides on this area. Unfortunately, much of the public commentary on male victims of domestic violence is driven by anti-feminist political agendas rather than by a genuine concern with male victims' needs.

  • 11 Oct 2017

    How can universities work to prevent sexual assault, sexual harassment, dating violence, and other forms of violence on campus and among staff and students? In this XY collection, we have compiled key reports and guides for action.

  • 09 Oct 2017

    Call for Papers: Future Perspectives on Masculinities: «Walk like a man, die like a man?» Teaching Gender beyond gendered stereotypes

    For: AtGender Teaching with Gender Book Series Volume 15, Routledge publication 2019

    Editors: Sveva Magaraggia (University of Milano-Bicocca), Gerlinde Mauerer (University of Vienna) and Marianne Schmidbaur (Goethe-University Frankfurt a. M.)

  • 08 Oct 2017

    A recent report from the New Zealand Family Violence Clearinghouse explores how to effectively involve men and boys in preventing violence against women. The report has the following key messages:

  • 06 Oct 2017

    What are the links between guns, violence, and masculinity? In the wake of yet another mass shooting in the USA, it is long past time to highlight how gun violence is structured in powerful ways by traditional, patriarchal masculinities. In this XY collection, we have brought together a range of commentaries on guns, violence, and masculinity. Further inclusions are most welcome.

  • 17 Sep 2017

  • 01 Sep 2017

    There is a small, but growing, literature on men and masculinities in indigenous or Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander contexts and communities in Australia. We have gathered some of this literature here. This includes articles and reports on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander males' health, indigenous men's involvement in violence prevention, sexual and reproductive health, and other issues. Additions are most welcome.

  • 15 Aug 2017

    There is debate in Australia and elsewhere about same-sex marriage and civil rights and, as part of this, about the impact of same-sex parenting for example on children. What does the research say? Here, we have collected key recent overviews on this area. They are listed below, and the full text of each piece is available below.

    Also see this list of further references on same-sex parenting: http://www.xyonline.net/content/g-gay-and-lesbian-parenting-gay-fathering

  • 12 Aug 2017

    The Senate just voted to advance legislation that puts women’s lives at risk. The President was recently embroiled in a fight with MSNBC talk show host Mika Brzezinski that led to him tweeting that she had a “low IQ” and was “bleeding badly from a face lift,” words that fall in line with his other attacks on women, people of color and immigrants.

  • 12 Aug 2017

    MY MASCULINITY HELPS explores the role of African American men and boys in the prevention of sexual violence. It shows African American male allies (psychologist, professor, peer educator, attorney, pastor, athlete, middle and high school students, activist) demonstrating understanding and support for survivors of sexual violence. Strategies for assistance and prevention are provided. Survivors also share their stories and what has helped them. The film serves as a counter-narrative to often inaccurate and misleading portrayals of African American masculinity.