Archive for June, 2009:

June 2009: Spike in Murder-Suicides Raise ‘Manhood’ Issue

This month’s article has to do with the increase in murder-suicides across the nation. Click here for full article. Although some social scientists have attributed the rise of murder-suicides to the economic downturn, the author asks that we consider the expectations and socialization process of boys and men as a critical factor that has contributed […]

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TIMM Initiative Comes to a Close

The Training Institute for Mobilizing Men (TIMM) came to a close on May 20, 2009 with a final gathering that took place in New York City. The eight participating coalitions (Idaho, Michigan, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia and Texas) and their community partners spoke thoughtfully with the social change organizations that offered them […]

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Stand Up and Speak Out! To End Violence Against Women

A Call to Men’s Fourth Annual Conference: Stand Up and Speak Out! To End Violence Against Women took place from May 21-22, 2009 in New York City. More than 200 people representing a diversity of backgrounds, participated in this gathering place for women and men in the movement to end violence against women. Conference speakers […]

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