I wondered would people treat me differently if they knew my flaws, failures and pain. After all, I had never been authentic before. I always wore the correct mask for the situation.
The evolution of masculinity has also brought us to a place where men are engaging in different roles and activities at home.
Society has authored a very incomplete story about manhood. That story shaped mine and served as the genesis for a very critical part of my identity – of my manhood.
I am commonly asked by fathers: how do I explain what’s going on with #MeToo and all these high-profile cases of sexual harassment and assault to the boys and young men in my life?
I’m often faced with the same question: “how do we begin to undo 18+ years of socialization and shift an entire culture of male domination on campus?”
Out west, we have a variation on “Man Up.” I hear, and have often said, “Cowboy Up.”
A “new normal” of believing and supporting women and girls is beginning to emerge
A Conversation with Ted Bunch, Co-Founder of A CALL TO MEN