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Masculinity Violence

A Mom Of Two Boys Wrestles With Sandy Hook And Masculinity

Cheryl Dumesnil | Posted 02.25.2013 | Parents
Cheryl Dumesnil

A little more than 24 hours after a young man in Newtown, Conn., gunned down 20 children, their caretakers and his own mother, hearing my kids equate death with "boy stuff" takes the breath out of my lungs.

Memo to Media: Manhood, Not Guns or Mental Illness, Should Be Central in Newtown Shooting

Jackson Katz | Posted 02.17.2013 | Media
Jackson Katz

In the wake of repeated tragedies like Newtown, we watch the same predictable conversations about guns and mental illness, with only an occasional mention that the overwhelming majority of these types of crimes are committed by men.