The Mask You Live IN

(Directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom)

Explores how our culture's narrow definition of masculinity is harming our boys, men and society at large and unveils what we can do about it.

The hunting ground

(Directed by Kirby Dick)

An exposé of rape crimes on U.S. college campuses, their institutional cover-ups, and the devastating toll they take on students and their families.

nevertheless

(Directed by Sarah Moshman)

Looking behind the headlines of #MeToo and Time’s Up, we see the intimate stories of individuals who have experienced sexual harassment in the workplace or school context - from a writer's assistant on a top TV show to a Tech CEO and 911 dispatcher.

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For the New Model man

Boys and sex

By Peggy Orenstein

Drawing on comprehensive interviews with young men, psychologists, academics, and experts in the field, Boys & Sex dissects so-called locker room talk; how the word “hilarious” robs boys of empathy; pornography as the new sex education; boys’ understanding of hookup culture and consent; and their experience as both victims and perpetrators of sexual violence. By surfacing young men’s experience in all its complexity, Orenstein is able to unravel the hidden truths, hard lessons, and important realities of young male sexuality in today’s world.

the macho paradox

 by Jackson Katz

THE MACHO PARADOX is the first book ever to comprehensively and convincingly make the case that violence against women is a men’s issue. Jackson Katz, one of the nation’s foremost authorities on this subject, takes the reader deep inside male culture to examine why so many men physically and sexually abuse women and children, including those closest to them.

men explain things to me

by Rebecca Solnit

In her comic, scathing essay, "Men Explain Things to Me," Rebecca Solnit took on what often goes wrong in conversations between men and women. She wrote about men who wrongly assume they know things and wrongly assume women don't, about why this arises, and how this aspect of the gender wars works, airing some of her own hilariously awful encounters.

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