Often, our discussions about this topic examine how females experience inequality. This discussion will focus on how males may experience inequality. Here are your instructions:
Go to A Call To Men’s website and spend a few minutes reading about their organization. www.acalltomen.org
Watch the TED Talk of founder Tony Porter at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxEyzodgG3o
Answer the following: What is the man-box? What are some ways that you think males are placed in this box? Do you place males in this man-box? What are the dysfunctions of putting males into this man-box? What do you think is the role of our females in promoting the rigid idea of a “real man”? How is men’s liberation from the man-box tied to women’s liberation? What changes would you make in socializing children so that both males are females can develop qualities that are healthy rather than qualities that fit rigid stereotypes?