"El DIldo Bandito"Penis as symbol of DV in Boulder public
library: Hang Male-Bashing Out to Dry by Wendy McElroy
Make Sure You're Loved for Who You Really Are, by James Sniechowski, Ph.D. and Judith Sherven, Ph.D., based on their new book Be Loved for Who You Are
New section on Dating Violence Against Men
Wounded Masculinity: Parsifal and The Fisher King Wound, by Richard A. Sanderson.
Dating Tips, by Dennis Neder, with ideas from his book Being a Man in a Woman's World
Perpetrators, Victims and Survivors by Veronica Monet
Men Being Men Casualties of 9/11: Men put their bodies on the line to search for survivors and bring out bodies of loved ones by Bert H. Hoff
Drum Circle by T. Namaya
Hi. My name is Donald by Donald D'Haene. A childhood sexual abuse survivor moves on with his life.
The Neutering of the Modern Male, by Don Fowler
James Hillman's new book The Force of Character The changes of old age, even the debilitating ones, have purposes and values organized by the psyche. The old person as "ancestor," a model for the young, the bearer of a society's cultural memory and traditions.
The Lineup. A personal story by Gregg Levoy, author of the bestseller Callings: Finding and Following an Authentic Life.
Conversations in a Treehouse. A man who signs him self as "Adam," a regular participant on the MenWeb Men's BBS, offers "Conversations in a Treehouse," a moving story about men and friendships.
Male Survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Two more stories, Our Precious Inner Child and How Do You Know if a Person Likes Themselves?".
Deadlier Than the Male. A perspective on women and violence excerpted from Melanie Phillips' book The Sex Change Society: Feminised Britain and the Neutered Male.
Hitting below the belt. Easy to get, hellish to deal with, restraining orders have become the ultimate weapon in domestic disputes, says Cathy Young.
Susan Faludi's Stiffed Male-positive sign that a feminist has "seen the light"? Or raising disregard of men's real concerns to a new level?
Warren Farrell'sNew Book MenWeb is proud to present the Introduction to Warren Farrell's long-awaited new book Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say.
Battered men Why do men stay? A therapist also a victim of domestic violence answers.
Men Talk About Grief Men open up in the MenWeb Men's BBS newsgroup.
Some Troubling Facts About Boys Excerpt from Aaron Kipnis' new book Angry Young Men.
Midlife as a Rite of Passage Bill Roberts, author of Crossing the Soul's River: A Rite of Passage for Men, talks about how his own life led him to write this book.
FREE book! Jack Kammer offers his new book If Men Have All the Power How Come Women Make the Rules? in an electronic version. readable with Adobe Acrobat Reader (.PDF format).
MenWeb on CNN CNN recently asked me to be on their Talk Back Live show with Susan Faludi, author of Stiffed: The Betrayal of American Man. Warren Farrell has contributed a piece, comparing Susan Faludi and Stiffed to his own work, including his new book Women Can't Hear What Men Don't Say.
A Good Son Photo-essay created by members of the MenWeb Men's Community neweswgroup.
Michael Gurian's new book The photo essay was inspired by discussion of Michael Gurian's new book The Good Son. Michael is the author of best-sellers The Wonder of Boys and A Fine Young Man.
"A Man" One of the posters on the Men's BBS made two good posts, affirming the positive attributes of masculinity, a list he uses, "A few good things about men" and a quote from Moby Dick.
Circumcision: An International Perspective, A wide-ranging, fact-filled overview that dispels a lot of myths. And Tom Golden looks at the issue, Do men "remember" the trauma of circumcision?
Male Survivors of Childhood Sexual Abuse We've added two new stories, My Story, by John Andrews and My Stolen Life
Remembering Dad Steven Lerner has contributed 3 short essays.
The Ten Things Women Do That Drive Men Away An excerpt from Will July II's book Brothers,
Lust & Love: Thoughts on Manhood, Sex and Romance
Battered Men Here's an article by Cathy Young on how restraining orders are too-frequently abused.
The Men's Movement Revisited. This time James Shelley, Director, Men's Resource Center, Lakeland Community College, Kirtland OH also offered his perspectives on our recent article Evolving Men.
Michael Meade. The Second Adventure of Life: Re-inventing Mentors and Elders.Hear RealAudio WebCasts from his new audio tape. Review of the tape.
Aftershave On My Apron, advice for at-home dads from Anthony David
The Men's Movement Revisited. Dick Gilkeson, editor of the former Mentor magazine in Portland, OR, offers his thoughts on our recent article Evolving Men.
Tribute to Paul Shaner. Paul Shaner was a therapist in the Seattle area who has long been active on "men's issues." He worked unceasingly and unselfishly to help and support other men. He died of a heart attack on May 18th. Here's a tribute from family and friends.
Reflections on the Littleton, Colorado Slayings.ManDance: Notes on a personal journey.
By Michael F. Copado
"The Problem That Has No Name".Kosovo and Littleton, Colorado: Male Shooters come in all ages. Article by Forrest Craver
Diapers Have Two Sides, by David C. Duncan. A personal story.
Battered Men in the media. Features about battered men and violent women. An expansion of our "battered men" sub-site.
Men and Depression. Facts about depression and thoughts on depression by Richard O'Connor, author of Undoing Depression.
Fathers and Daughters.
Women talk about the importance of fathers in their lives.
College Men's Health
An overview and a call to action, by Will Courtenay, PhD, LCSW.
Letter From a Learning Disabled Kid. 15-year-old Launches World-Class Web Site to Help Others.
Dreams of Masculinity
An article by James Thomas.
Circumcision not medically necessary
The American Academy of Pediatrics says that routine circumcision is not medically necessary. Here is AAP's press release, and an AAP pamphlet "Circumcision Information for Parents."
Spotlight on Testicular Cancer
Articles, interviews, valuable information.
Fathering as a Spiritual Practice, by Craig Scott Weiss
The Myth That Schools Shortchange
Girls: Social Science in the Service of
Deception, by Prof. Judith E. Kleinfeld. The AAUW study How Schools Shortchange Girls is false political propaganda, Dr. Kleinfeld documents.
Life is a Gift
A personal story about non-surgical healing from prostate cancer, by Bruce C. Barton.
Understanding Men's Passage, an interview with Gail Sheehy, author of Passages and Understanding Men's Passages, by Bert H. Hoff, from vol. 1 #4 of Men's Voices.
A comprehensive, new feature of MenWeb, with help for battered men, battered men's stories, a pamphlet for battered men, latest research findings, articles, critiques of gender-polarization in domestic violence, international developments.
Betterer treatment programs:
What's Wrong with the "Duluth Model"? This widely-used model and its "Power and Control Wheel" blames and shames men. It's based on ideology, not science. It ignores drinking, drugs and pathology. It says there's only one cause, and only only one solution. There's no real evidence it works. It ignores domestic violence by women. Women who need help can't get it. It's taught by wounded healers. It's gender-polarizing: it only perpetrates the "battle of the sexes."
Feminism Exposed, a provocative think-piece by David Shakleton, editor of Everyman.
Robert Bly's new book, with Marion Woodman. The Maiden King: The Reunion of Masculine and Feminine. Read our retrospective on their work together, Robert and Marion: Over a Decade of Magic in Working Together.
Divorced Dads: New findings debunk myths. Review of Divorced Dads: Shattering the Myths. The Surprising Truth About Fathers, Children, and Divorce, by Sanford L. Braver presents surprising new information.
Clinton/Lewinsky: Two Male Perspectives
Articles: Necessary Infidelity by Jim Dolan and The C & L "Thing" by Richard Prosapio.
Evolving Menís Work and the Seattle Menís Evolvement Network What does the folding of Seattle M.E.N. and M.E.N. Magazine say about Men's Work?
Men's Voices journal.
Vol. 1 #3 has been mailed out-See table of contents
National Men's Health Week, New health content each day, June 15-21.
Fathers Day page
Updated Male Spirituality section of MenWeb's booklist, including new reviews of three books.
New Getting started in "Men's Work" section. Articles, RealAudio WebCasts and books on the "basics" for men who are just starting down this Path.
Fatherhood in Black America, by photographer Carole Patterson and others. Coffee-table book celebrating fathers. Reviewed by Bert H. Hoff (order on-line)
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