About the MARC Blog

The MARC Blog features commentary by and for men who want to make a difference. Conversations about gender tend to be one-sided and focus on women’s perspectivesWhat does it mean to be a man at work and in society? In what ways does male culture effect both men and women? What can men to do to support change that benefits all?

MARC bloggers tackle topics like these—and more. But we also want to hear from you about the key issues you’d like us to address. Contact us if you have questions or if you are interested in writing for MARC.

Latest Posts

Posted by MARC Catalyst on Oct 17, 2017 10:12 AM EDT
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Oct 11, 2017 9:58 AM EDT
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Oct 3, 2017 3:48 PM EDT
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Sep 26, 2017 12:31 PM EDT
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Sep 20, 2017 9:03 AM EDT
17eafe463411e59013143c0f26ef7746-originaStories of Male Allies, Told by Women
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Sep 12, 2017 1:24 PM EDT
7572ca8bfe83d72d3be1c0de609653ae-originaFeeling Confined by Professional Attire?
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Sep 6, 2017 8:58 AM EDT
af1395988e688d4a98a3432822659cb0-originaNo More Sweeping Gender Bias Under the Rug
Posted by MARC Catalyst on Aug 30, 2017 11:58 AM EDT
Male Allies and Mentorship - MichelleStories of Male Allies, Told by Women
Posted by Jared Cline on Aug 23, 2017 9:46 AM EDT
Posted by Jared Cline on Aug 17, 2017 2:30 PM EDT
< Prev    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 ... 38   
LOG IN or JOIN MARC to Leave Comments
The views expressed herein are solely those of the users and contributors and do not necessarily reflect those of Catalyst. Catalyst does not endorse any political candidates. The commentaries are presented as a public service in the interest of informing the public.


Most Recent Comments

Reply to Jared's question from the 18th. I had to think about it for a while, mull it over. I have written an entire essay in my mind about the topic. For brevity's sake, I think that the issue may be a sense of entitlement, asserting dominance, or even for entertainment on the part of males. I base my assertion on a study carried out by Lancet on 'non-partner rap...

Thanks Jared, good stuff.  I think by definition anyone on this forum is mostly "there" with being both sad and angry... and feeling that this is a moment for men to respond.  In the simplest of forms, this can just be by listening and being open to seeing signs/signals that we would normally just ignore - and start naming and resisting.
Regarding "Why More M...
Thanks, Jan Buitron‍. Do you see bullying as a form of asserting dominance? What other elements are at play, do you think?
Very well stated. I'd like to point out that sexual harrassment is also a form of bullying. Or perhaps, bullying is an integral part of sexual harrassment. That topic may be another article for you.
I think there is a risk of overthinking kind or sensitive gestures that are "automatic" for an individual. For example, I automatically hold doors for just about anyone. I have never been called to task for it, but perhaps that is because there is no "flourish" or expectation that the gesture is acknowledged by the beneficiary.

I think intent and practice...