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16 04, 2019

Talking About “Toxic Masculinity” – A Problem With A Controversial Name

By |2019-04-17T10:41:29-04:00April 16th, 2019|Male Socialization, Toxic Masculinity|

Recently, the term "toxic masculinity" as a description of unhealthy, injurious forms of masculinity has garnered much attention. Even though gender thought leaders—particularly in the field of men and masculinities—have been discussing for decades how [...]

17 01, 2019

New APA Guidelines Affirm Focus on Issues that Affect Men and Boys

By |2019-04-16T11:33:39-04:00January 17th, 2019|Counseling and Therapy, Male Socialization, Raising Boys, Toxic Masculinity|

It’s official. The American Psychological Association (APA) has finally recognized “traditional” masculinity as a public health problem for boys and men. And, they just released a set of formalized guidelines for psychologists in addressing these [...]

1 09, 2005

Gender — Not Race — is Biggest Factor in Violent Behavior

By |2019-04-16T13:00:11-04:00September 1st, 2005|Male Socialization, Toxic Masculinity|

Gender socialization is the process in which young people learn how they are supposed to think, feel, and behave as men and women. There are many causative variables discussed in the analysis of violent criminal behavior, but the one that remains invisible is the toxicity of male socialization... continue reading Gender — Not Race — is Biggest Factor in Violent Behavior