Curated content to foster new masculinities

Tag archive

Parenting

Poignant comics from an anxious dad show it’s pretty easy to raise your kids to not be an asshole

Curated by

Anxiety manifests in a number of ways. For those of us who struggle with it, our coping mechanisms can be as unique as the people who experience it. For Toronto-based Chris Grady, father of two young children, and elementary school teacher, creating short, sweet, and thoughtful webcomics has become one outlet for his anxiety. Featuring short interactions…

Keep reading...

Consent For Kids (video)

Curated by

Because we need as many resources as possible, and because everyone loves cartoons, Blue Seat Studios–the folks who brought us the “Consent is as Simple as Tea” video–presents “Consent for Kids.” The video is a resource both for parents to teach the basics of consent to their children, as well as for kids to help them…

Keep reading...

How to Talk to Kids About Sexual Abuse, and How You Can Help Prevent It

Curated by

Silence is perhaps the greatest threat to the safety and well-being of children. It is often thought that trying to “protect” children from adult themes or topics means pretending they do not exist, ignoring them, or talking about them in coded ways. But by sheltering children from the realities of sex and of violence, we…

Keep reading...

Daddy Daughter Hair School

Curated by

Single father, Phil Morgese, created a workshop to assist other father’s understanding of their daughters and their hair. Through the act of caring for their daughters’ hair, the Daddy Daughter Hair Factory is helping to break down gender roles (which Morgese recognizes), while building stronger bonds between fathers and daughters. This 60-second documentary beautifully summarizes the work…

Keep reading...

More Info. Less Weird. – Sex Ed Videos by Amaze.org

Curated by

In four minutes or less, each animated Amaze video tackles a topic related to sex education such as girls or boys puberty, healthy relationships, gender identity, and “am I ready?” Most of the videos are rated as all ages (10-14), with some rated as teen, which are advised for the older side of that group.…

Keep reading...

“S.E.X., second edition: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties” by Heather Corinna

Curated by

Besides the anonymous box where we could drop questions, I remember almost nothing of the formal “sex education” that I received through the public school system in 5th grade. I also don’t recall when or how I got “the talk” from my parents, or whether I ever did. I remember once asking my mom what…

Keep reading...

12 Million People Watched This Perfect Father-Daughter Morning Mantra

Curated by

“I am strong. I am smart. I work hard. I am beautiful. I am respectful.” With these words Ron Alston, father of three-year-old Aliya, walks his daughter through a morning mantra encouraging her to be positive, empathic, and confident as she heads off to school. In this clip, posted to his personal Facebook page, Alston…

Keep reading...

President Barack Obama Says, “This Is What a Feminist Looks Like”

Curated by

With an incredible platform to enact political, social, and cultural change, it should not be taken lightly for President Obama to utilize his soapbox to refer to himself as a feminist and decry antiquated gender roles and stereotypes. As a father, husband, and politician, President Obama discusses the need for feminism, recognizing that, “when everyone…

Keep reading...

1 2 3
Go to Top