To all the dedicated people working in and around college athletics, you have an opportunity to build an athletic program that can serve your boys well beyond their time on the field. Here are some strategies that will make an immediate impact on your team, but will benefit them for a lifetime.
I choose to advocate for the hiring of female coaches and provide mentorship to women who are interested in sharing their time and skills teaching the next generation of female leaders. Because I am a man, people listen to me. I am choosing to use that privilege for change.
By the time our boys are just three years old, we are telling them not to cry, which is really telling them not to feel. We want to actively push back against that socialization and help our boys embrace and express their full selves and a wide range of emotion.
We are on track to reach 100,000 men and boys with #HealthyManhood training this year.
Unconscious bias exists in all people and all workplaces. No one is immune from unconscious bias, which means we all have work to do.
In the wake of #MeToo, countless organizations — from Fortune 500s to grassroots, community-based organizations — have been reaching out to ask us for tools to help them build a culture of respect, equity, and value. After two decades of doing this work, we’re thrilled to see this new level of interest — and we know that there’s still lots of work to do.
I found that no matter what app I used, no matter what safeguards were put in place, women were constantly being harassed. Men have created an environment where women are constantly on guard for the next potential boundary violation.
Actors, activists, athletes – Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Arquette, Rainn Wilson, Matt Walsh, Zainab Salbi, Anthony Rapp, Mark Herzlich, and Jonathan Stewart – stand together to promote healthy manhood and prevent gender-based violence this Father’s Day.