Reading Time: 4 minutes One answer is to talk to men ― directly, deliberately, honestly ― about gendered violence when they are still boys, according to Elizabeth Miller, the director of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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Reading Time: 5 minutes To face your humanity means to come in contact with your own frailty and failure. It means to accept that you are broken and that you have tender places. It means to accept that you do not have all the answers. And you do not have to.
You see, precious reader, violence always begets violence. I think, as a community, we are also responsible for putting men on this pedestal that they are supposed to live up to. And they can’t. They are just human. It is violent to ask a person to be more than human.
Reading Time: 6 minutes The #metoo movement can only wield so much power. It can only take us so far, and I suspect it’s already done its job. We found each other there. We realized we weren’t alone in our shame or suffering. The movement was also a turning point for men. Maybe we’ve educated some men about the misuse of power. However, men can’t liberate us.
Reading Time: 4 minutes There is no liberation until everyone is whole and many of our men are neither whole nor are they well. Selective compassion is not going to heal us.