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Men Speak Out

Author : Shira Tarrant
ISBN : 9780415521079
Genre : Social Science
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Men Speak Out: Views on Gender, Sex, and Power, Second Edition highlights new essays on pornography, pop culture, queer identity, Muslim masculinity, and the war on women. With personal candor and political insight, this collection of diverse authors explores sex work, digital activism, incarceration, domestic violence, surviving incest, and standing firmly as male allies facing the backlash against womene(tm)s reproductive rights. Featuring eleven new essays and six revised thematic sections, this second edition of a favorite anthology continues to encourage robust discussion and vibrant debate about masculinity and the possibilities for progressive change. The contemporary, compelling essays in Men Speak Out appeal to students, scholars, activists, and everyday readers.

Unspeakable Mutilations

Author : Lindsay Watson
ISBN : 1495266575
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Circumcision of male infants and boys is a cultural practice that persists within some African, Pacific, Southern Asian and Middle Eastern cultures, and, as a medicalized ritual, in some Anglophone societies, especially the United States. Advocates describe circumcision as a benign snip with religious significance and health benefits. Critics argue that the health benefits are trivial, irrelevant or non-existent, and that parental power over a child's upbringing does not extend to authorizing a procedure that, in other contexts, would be regarded as sexual abuse. Circumcision is painful, causes permanent damage, and violates the right of the child to bodily integrity. Often overlooked in these debates are the adult men whose lives have been adversely affected because they were circumcised as infants or children. The suffering of these men remains cloaked in silence and unrecognized by the medical profession and society at large. In this book, 50 men, of widely differing ages and from varying walks of life, explain how circumcision has harmed their self-esteem, physical well-being and sexual experience. In analyzing these accounts, the compiler demonstrates that the process of grieving for a lost foreskin closely parallels the experiences of those who have suffered amputation, rape, body dysmorphic disorder, the death of a loved-one, or delayed post-traumatic stress. Circumcision advocates assert that the pain of circumcision is trivial and momentary; these accounts show that the pain of foreskin loss may last a lifetime.

The Choices We Made

Author : Angela Bonavoglia
ISBN : 1568581882
Genre : Social Science
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First published a decade ago, a collection of testimonials from women denied access to legal abortion shares the stories of teenagers, college students, and young mothers and offers a passionate argument for access to safe, legal abortions. Original.

The Gay Report

Author : Karla Jay
ISBN : UVA:X000006162
Genre : Gay men
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Ain T I A Feminist

Author : Aaronette M. White
ISBN : 9780791477755
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 28. 42 MB
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Interview-based study of contemporary African American feminist men.

Not Guilty

Author : Jabari Asim
ISBN : 9780062038074
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Patrick Dorismond, Abner Louima, and Amadou Diallo -- hear what a jury of prominent African Americans has to say about the black man's struggle for justice in America Prompted by the killing of Amadou Diallo and the acquittal of the four New York City police officers who mistook him for an armed criminal, this collection of essays by prominent black male writers offers twelve unique and startling perspectives on what it's like for a black man living in an inherently racist society. Coming from a broad spectrum of economic and social backgrounds, the poets, journalists, lawyers, writers, and academics that make up this jury write forcefully and eloquently about growing up and raising sons, identifying with others and yearning to be set apart, attempting reasonable discourse, and succumbing to unspeakable anger. Together these essays deconstruct the monolithic myths that shroud our nation's black men and offer small rays of hope that on the streets, at school and work, and in the courtroom justice will be served.

Young Men Speak Out

Author : Samaritans
ISBN : OCLC:59446757
Genre : Sociology
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Author : Ben Jealous
ISBN : 9781476799834
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A timely collection of personal essays by black men from all walks of life shares their inspiring stories and views about better community engagement, offering contributions by such figures as Al Sharpton, John Legend and Isiah Thomas. Original.

Men And Feminism

Author : Shira Tarrant
ISBN : 9781580052580
Genre : Social Science
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A latest installment in a successful series that includes Feminism and Pop Culture and Women and Violence evaluates feminism as a human issue, counseling male readers on key topics in historical and modern feminism and women's studies. Original.

Vegan Men Speak Out

Author : Alyssa Stenberg
ISBN : OCLC:1004395560
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