a blog created for UCF Theories of Masculinitiy students to share experiences, resources/links, articles/reviews, to rouse discussion and incite action, and engage issues related to masculinity. you should participate, too. email moderator for permission at Leandra@ucf.edu.
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
Healthy Masculinity: The Idea That Men Can Control Themselves
An excellent article by Soraya Chemaly on healthy masculinity and the relationship between violence and masculinity which can also be the connection between compassion and masculinity. "Here is some Breaking News, Patriarchy: MEN CAN CONTROL THEMSELVES. They do all the time. Day in and day out, all over the world. Men demonstrate that they are capable of control, kindness, empathy, compassion and humanity."