June’s Top Gender Equity Resources For Men

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The MARC Library is a pool of gender equity links relevant to men. These are the most popular links from June 2018.
Use them as pre-reads for group discussion, discussion starters during meetings, or as follow-ups to deepen learning.

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This Tool Helps You Understand What Constitutes Sexual Harassment
Filed under Tips and Tools.
Trying to deal with sexual harassment in your workplace can feel like navigating a minefield. Which behaviors constitute sexual harassment, and how severe should the punishment be to deter and prevent these behaviors? Use this valuable resource to help define what’s okay, what’s not, and what to do about it.

What Two Starbucks Employees Made of the Company’s Anti-Bias Training
Filed under Culture and Values.
We all remember the incident at a Philadelphia Starbucks when employees called the police on two Black men for asking to use the restroom. And Starbucks has gotten a lot of attention and encouragement for shutting down 8,000 stores for a day to have employees attend bias-awareness training because of that incident. But did that training actually change anything? You’ll hear about how it went from two Starbucks employees.

In the #MeToo Era, Raising Boys to Be Good Guys
Filed under Men and Families.
Being a good man starts with being a good boy. This article gives four key directives for raising good boys to become good men. These include focusing on developing boys’ empathy toward women and girls, and swapping chores to help break stereotypes. This is definitely worth a read for fathers of boys.

Why Parental Leave For Fathers Is So Important for Working Families
Filed under Men and Families.
Maternity leave often gets the spotlight in the dialogues that touch on the American workplace, and rightly so. But parental leave for fathers can be just as important. If you’re a father looking for reasons to take that time off, this great policy brief from the Department of Labor gives all the reasons why you should, as well as important statistics to back up their recommendations. This is one-stop shopping for paternity leave information.

What 1,147 Men Think About #MeToo: A Glamour x GQ Survey
Filed under Workplace News.
The results of this joint survey by Glamour and GQ are surprising. Nearly half of men surveyed, for instance, haven’t discussed #MeToo at all, with anyone. Executives and others at the top of their company food chains are among the least aware of issues exposed by #MeToo. And a whopping 59% of respondents agreed that men are entitled to sex with their wives. There’s a lot more important information here. This one is a must-read.
62fa5b62d89221c669d553364eb58c26-originaRisa Pappas joined Catalyst in 2016 as an Associate Editor and is responsible for reviewing Catalyst's print and digital content. Risa is also a writer, voiceover artist, and independent filmmaker.

Posted by MARC Catalyst on Jul 3, 2018 12:09 PM America/New_York

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