26 03, 2021

Mass Shootings: The Canary in the Coal Mine for the Crisis in Men’s Mental Health

By |2021-03-26T14:21:12-04:00March 26th, 2021|Emotional Health, Events, Male Socialization, Toxic Masculinity|

  In their 2014 book “Mascupathy: Understanding and Healing the Malaise of American Manhood,” co-authors Charlie Donaldson and Randy Flood pointed to the gendered nature of mass shooters. They called for a recognition of this [...]

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