A Gender Policy Council That's Sexist … and Racist? Every new president vows to heal the very divide his party and opponents have spent the last year and billions of dollars magnifying.
Invariably, the plea translates into "unify by agreeing with me. " One of President Joe Biden's first policies appeared to bridge the gender divide by creating a White House Gender Policy Council. As someone who served on the Board of the National Organization for Women in New York City, I have seen enormous progress in women's issues, and a need for more. Simultaneously, for a half century, millions of parents of boys and I have witnessed an ever-growing boy crisis. We see it hurting not only boys, but the fathers they may become, and our daughters who seek future young men worthy of their love. How sheds can help men stave off loneliness after retirement – according to our new research. When people hear the word shed, they may think about a rickety wooden building at the bottom of a garden crawling with spiders, filled with old paint tins, a lawnmower and out-of-date weedkiller.
It has also been associated with the term “man cave” – a space where a man spends time on his own, tinkering with junk or avoiding his partner. But our new research found there was more to the humble shed than meets the eye – mainly thanks to a revolutionary social programme which is fighting loneliness. Loneliness is a key challenge for contemporary times and while it can be experienced by people of any age, it can impact older people particularly. The number of people over the age of 65 who live in the UK continues to increase and 3.6m older people live alone. Age UK found that for many older people their main source of activity is watching television. Gender Is a Construct—Except When It’s Not: For academic feminists, male and female biology is either interchangeable or immutable, depending on what complaint they need to lodge.
A foundational tenet of academic feminism holds that alleged differences between males and females are socially constructed.
This credo usually maximizes the opportunities for charging sexism, yet it will be discarded in an instant if acknowledging the innate biological and psychological differences between men and women yields an additional trove of feminist complaint. The current issue of the Yale Alumni Magazine shows how the game is played. For years, medical research neglected “sex and gender differences” in health, according to the magazine.
New White House Council Discriminates Against Boys and Men. Policy Action and the Call for Equality Equal opportunity is the bedrock of American democracy.
Biden’s policy push undermines the very fabric of gender equality. California Department of Education and U.S. Department of Education data underscores the single greatest truth regarding policy action and educational outcomes. All boys of all races do worse than their female counterparts of the same race. Study dispels theories of Y chromosome’s demise. A comparison of Y chromosomes in eight African and eight European men dispels the common notion that the Y‘s genes are mostly unimportant and that the chromosome is destined to dwindle and disappear.
“The Y chromosome has lost 90 percent of the genes it once shared with the X chromosome, and some scientists have speculated that the Y chromosome will disappear in less than 5 million years,” said evolutionary biologist Melissa A. Wilson Sayres, a Miller Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Integrative Biology at the University of California, Berkeley, and lead author of the new analysis. Some mammals have already lost their Y chromosome, though they still have males and females and reproduce normally. And last month, researchers reported shuffling some genes in mice to create Y-less males that could produce normal offspring, leading some commentators to wonder whether the chromosome is superfluous. 5 Ways Society Discriminates Against Men. In my last article I showed you five legal rights that women have and men don’t, and now I would like to discuss some things that are not technically legal rights, but might as well be, because they benefit women at the expense of men.
Here are 5 ways that society is sexist against men, in favor of women. 1. Men get longer prison sentences than women for the same crime Nowhere it is written in law that men are to receive harsher sentences than women but the fact is they do. And not just a little bit longer. Discriminating against men hasn’t solved gender disparities in STEM - Baltimore Sun.
The Country’s First Shelter For Male Domestic Violence Survivors Sheds Light On Dangerous Misconceptions About Abuse. Conversations about domestic violence often focus on female survivors, as statistically women are more likely to be the victim of such abuse.
However, one shelter in Arkansas is making sure male victims are included in the conversation, opening the first domestic violence shelter for men in the United States. Our Comeback. Why Don't People Care That Men Don't Choose Caregiving Professions? I give a lot of talks to educators around the country and am always fascinated by the gender imbalance.
In a room full of 2,000 educators, I have to look closely to spot the men in the crowd. It's so striking to me, and yet no one seems to be talking about it. Every100girls 32boys. The Atlantic Obviously Doesn't Have Any Idea 'What It Means To Be A Man' It’s no secret that many cultural elites condemn manhood (and boyhood) as a serious social problem that desperately needs to be fixed, if not nixed completely.
For these folks, manhood itself is inherently cancerous. It’s gotten pretty darn predictable. Men's E-News - A Pithy Question: Why Ignore Men’s Inequality? Last time I promised to answer a pithy question – “Why don’t we notice inequality when it’s disposed against men?”
We get into a lather about perfectly benign inequalities against women such as that dead horse of feminism, the “wage gap.” We’ve known for at least a couple of decades why women on average earn less than do men on average. Men's E-News - The Global Gender Gap Report: Ignoring Men, Belittling Women. Last timeI wrote about two charts, one from the American Enterprise Institute and the other from the World Economic Forum. The initial purpose was to simply demonstrate the shocking disparity in what we’re taught (that women are oppressed) and what is (that, in the U.S. and the West, men are subordinate to women in large swaths of society and human activity). This time I’m going to take off from the WEF’s so-called Global Gender Gap Report. Recall that the GGGR purports to rate inequalities between the sexes on a scale of 0 – 1, the closer to 1 the score, the closer the society is to gender equality in any given category and overall.
So, in the U.S., about equal percentages of children attend primary school, giving us a 0.996 rating, i.e. almost perfect. By contrast, we score 0.244 on “Political Empowerment,” meaning that substantially fewer women hold public office than do men. The male mental health crisis requires attention and a complex solution. Imagine being at the cusp of drowning. Imagine feeling the currents of water pulling you down as your body flails for a gasp of breath. Imagine being unable to scream for help. Now imagine walking down a hallway and hearing everything.
Every whisper, every laugh, and no matter what you listen to, it somehow always seems to be about you. For over 16 million Americans, this is the reality they face every day. Chart of the day: For every 100 girls/women….. The table above is based on some of the items in the list “For every 100 girls….” that I featured last April on CD here.
The list was originally created by Tom Mortenson in 2011 and I updated the list earlier this year with Tom’s permission. Special thanks to Gale Pooley for helping create the table. The data in the table show that on many, many measures of: a) educational, behavioral and mental health outcomes, b) alcohol, drug addiction, and drug overdoses, c) suicide, murder, violent crimes, and incarceration, d) job fatalities and e) homelessness, boys and men are faring much worse than girls and women. This Chart Busts the Feminist Narrative of Male Privilege Wide Open. Male privilege is a concept in radical feminism that claims that men have greater access to social, economic, and political advantages or rights based on their sex.
Mark Perry, a scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, destroys the myth of male privilege in a freshly updated chart titled: "For Every 100 Girls/Women... " According to Perry, the data in the table shows that based on a large number of measures, "boys and men are faring much worse than girls and women. " The epidemic — and consequences — of male loneliness. Loneliness kills. According to former U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, isolation and weak social connections “are associated with a reduction in lifespan similar to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes a day and even greater than that associated with obesity.” Will the world's 'first male birth control shot' work? Men have a suicide rate 3 times higher than women. What’s causing it? One country takes trend of more women than men in college to an extreme. The Hechinger Report is a national nonprofit newsroom that reports on one topic: education.
Masculinity Is Masking Anxiety. Gender scholar says raising boys to be ‘emotionally stoic’ leads to violence, suicide. American Men's Health: Study Shows Declines in Life Expectancy. Young Men are Lonelier Than Ever Before Says Recent Study. Wokesplaining to Men - Arc Digital. Men Don’t Need More Friends. They Might Just Need Therapy. THERE IS SOMETHING a little sad about an almost-middle-aged man spending the better part of his summer thinking about whether he has any friends. Discriminating against men hasn’t solved gender disparities in STEM - Baltimore Sun. Why Are Marriage Rates Down? Study Blames Lack Of 'Economically-Attractive' Men.
ITHACA, N.Y. — Marriage rates have steadily declined over the past few decades, and now researchers from Cornell University are offering up a possible explanation: there just aren’t as many economically-attractive men for unmarried women to meet as there used to be. Previous studies had attempted to answer why marriage rates are on the decline, but most focused solely on gender ratio discrepancies as opposed to looking into the specific socioeconomic characteristics that make a particular man and woman a good match.
How Male Rape Survivors Grapple with Their Masculinity. How Mental Health Stigma Affects Men. Why Do Democratic Candidates Avoid Men's Issues? There are many possible issues for Democratic candidates to discuss, but one set that is almost certain to be absent: the myriad problems facing American men. The very phrase “men’s issues” conjures up images of bitter, angry white guys who fail to realize their roles as oppressors. Too Many Fathers on TV Are 'Dumb Dads' Colleges, universities seem to hate men. Can Title IX complaints fix? Not Talking About Mental Health Is Literally Killing Men. Male suicide: Men’s mental health research reveals extent of problem.
Networking: Constructing the manosphere. How Men Became "Emotional Gold Diggers" — Men Have No Friends and Women Bear the Burden. “The Church Impotent” author says men still missing from the church – CBMW. Twelve Scholars Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys. ‘No fault’ divorce is another blow against men. These Are the Four Horsemen of Divorce. Women's Pain Is Different From Men's—the Drugs Could Be Too. Future - Why more men than women die by suicide. ‘Our goal is to halve the male suicide rate’: why no-frills therapy works for men.
Employment : Time spent in paid and unpaid work, by sex. More teenage girls than boys plan to attend college, so why the pay gap? Report: Colleges Now Dominated by Women, Men Lagging Behind. Why Men Are the New Minority in College. Why Men Are Falling Behind in Schools - Minding The Campus. Colleges, universities seem to hate men. Can Title IX complaints fix? - The Washington Post. Study finds no link between violent games and aggression in teens (again)
MOOCs being embraced by top U.S. universities. Male Studies Foundation for Male Studies - University - Gender Studies. Twelve Scholars Respond to the APA’s Guidance for Treating Men and Boys. Why the APA Guidelines for Men's Mental Health Are Misguided. Quillette: APA Guidelines Based in Ideology, Unethical, Unhelpful to Men in Need. Jordan Peterson: It’s ideology vs. science in psychology’s war on boys and men.