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ManUp Inspire Conference 2016

I'm looking forward to visiting Ottawa on the 25th. These are some incredible young men who've made combating violence against women their goal. You can find more about ManUp on their web site - setanewstandard.ca. Welcome to ManUp Inspire Conference 2016! We are so excited to get started on the next chapter of ManUp. If you are hearing about us [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:48+00:00May 14th, 2016|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , |Comments Off on ManUp Inspire Conference 2016

The Mask You Live In

"I wanna just share this in closing out too. You know, before when I was stuck in that man box - I felt a sense of incomplete, I always felt that I was never was the person I was meant to be or the person my family envisioned me to be. Once I got out of that man box, through this process and the work, I felt like I stand ten feet tall. I feel tha [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:48+00:00May 4th, 2016|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Mask You Live In

What You Can Do. | White Ribbon

If you're in the Toronto area White Ribbon invites you to the 2016 What Makes A Man conference, on Friday February 19th, in the MaRS Discovery District Auditorium. One of the most important things you can do to help promote gender equity, healthy relationships, positive ideals of masculinity, and help  end gender-based violence is to speak out agai [...]

2016-02-17T09:58:08+00:00February 17th, 2016|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , |Comments Off on What You Can Do. | White Ribbon

What If Bears Killed One In Five People?

"If a bear mauled one in five of your friends, you'd clearly take issue with it." Published on Nov 5, 2015 Guys, this angry, hungry bear in our house is a big problem. You wouldn't put up with that. So don't put up with this. 1 in 5 women will be sexually assaulted by the time they finish college. Do something about it. Take the pledge at itso [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:58+00:00November 20th, 2015|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on What If Bears Killed One In Five People?

What Should You Do When Someone Is Being Sexually Harassed in Public?

[su_quote cite="Victor Kwong - Toronto Police Spokesperson "]"People not giving a shit isn't uncommon, ... By doing nothing, you're allowing these crimes, whether serious or petty, to continue."[/su_quote] A VICE article on bystander intervention raises an important question - what can you do to intervene and support? What options are available for [...]

2016-10-21T21:42:59+00:00October 4th, 2015|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on What Should You Do When Someone Is Being Sexually Harassed in Public?

The Mask You Live In

[su_divider top="no" divider_color="#006699"] For my Toronto friends: White Ribbon and Planned Parenthood Toronto are excited to present a FREE film screening and panel discussion of The Mask You Live In. 'The Mask You Live In' follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow definition of ma [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:00+00:00September 15th, 2015|Categories: Engaging Men|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The Mask You Live In

Men Against Violence

Men Against Violence was hosted by Reesee Zigga Zagga and Denyce Watkis and aired on Voice of America March 26, 2015. One of the guests for this episode was Jeff Perera, the Community Engagement Manager for White Ribbon, the world’s largest movement of men and boys working to end violence against women and girls. My talk starts at 39:00. You can do [...]

Men Taking Action

We can do better. We can do more. Men can play a huge role in ending gender-based violence. Men are part of a solution; That means being prepared to interrupt, stand up to, and prevent violence in the spaces we work, live, hang out, and study in. Created by White Ribbon Campaign and SACHA - www.sacha.ca. Design by Michelle Both - Immigrant Women's [...]

2016-10-21T21:43:08+00:00March 12th, 2015|Categories: Sexual Assault|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Men Taking Action