Following on from our workshop at Bristol Anarchist Bookfair, Bristol Men Against Patriarchy group will be hosting our second public event, a film night and discussion on the theme of street harassment. We will start with the two films which should last just over an hour before asking for contributions about the themes covered in […]

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I recently went to an interesting discussion on gender roles around work in the Men Confronting Patriarchy group I attend. (I hope to write my notes up about that at some point soon.) Also I jus read the zine “Gender Roles in Conversation” by Corrine Monet (1997), a summarised excerpt from…

Originally posted on The Peripheries of Anarchy:
Last night I went to the newly re-formed Men Against Patriarchy discussion and support group in Bristol. I came away feeling very positive about how it went and feel like sharing some of the points that came out of it. Of course, everything said in the meeting is…

Next meeting Wednesday 4th December, 7pm @ Runcible Spoon. Discussion on being a Male Feminist “Ally” – please see suggested reading on the Ally Ships page.

TEDx talk 19 min: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KTvSfeCRxe8 Jackson Katz Jackson Katz, Phd, is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media […]

  Gender and concepts of masculinity strongly shape feminist men’s experience as feminists in a world that considers them to be neither real men, nor real feminists, writes Rosalie Scolari.   When you opt to conduct academic research on a controversial topic, I have discovered you are not in for an easy ride.   In my […]

John Stoltenberg’s book ‘Refusing to be a Man’ “as a general overview of male sexual identity that people may find enlightening” johnny