Gender Week Event: The Man Card

Gender Week Event: The Man Card

Women and people of color are often accused of “playing the race card” and pandering to certain audiences. But what does it look like when straight, cisgender, white men play “the man card”? What are the implications of playing into traditional ideas about masculinity? I recently participated in the facilitated discussion on The Man Card…

Film Review: The Man Card

Film Review: The Man Card

Released prior to the 2020 election and available through the library’s subscription to Kanopy, The Man Card: White Male Identity Politics From Nixon to Trump (dir. Peter Hutchison and Lucas Sabean, 2020, 55 minutes), a new film from the Media Education Foundation, makes a compelling argument that Donald Trump’s election to the Presidency in 2016…

The Bystander Moment

The Bystander Moment

On October 28, the WGRC, Title IX Office, and the Athletics and Healthy Masculinity Initiative held a screening and discussion of Jackson Katz’s most recent documentary, The Bystander Moment. The film focuses on how our culture of unhealthy masculinity has contributed to the outrageous rates at which sexual assault occurs, both on and off college…