Hip-Hop has long been the leader in addressing certain men’s issues in an uncompromising manner. Kool Moe Dee was one of the first.
There are winners and losers in this world, and Jameis Winston is clearly a winner. Yet despite massive evidence to the contrary, Jameis will be tarred with the stigma of “accused rapist” for years to come. Ty Henry has an in-depth analysis of his ongoing saga, and those who stand to profit from keeping the stigma on him–and on all men.
Like the flu sweeping through a densely packed workplace during the height of the season, the feminist narrative, warts and all, has a way of spreading through all our established institutions. Sports commentary is no exception. It seems wherever you have men, you have white knights. And man, are they ever full of it.
When it comes to demanding equality, feminists often demand to be equal-er than others. Ty Henry recalls a case from the early 1990s that helps demonstrate this: Shannon Faulkner and The Citadel, in a reprint of an article he wrote almost 20 years ago.
Public discussion about boys often focuses on their shared flaws and the need to shame them into conformity. Author Rosalind Wiseman recently took a more compassionate approach by sitting down with 200 boys and actually listening to what they had to say – she recommends we do the same.
Reduced sentencing for female perpetrators is common. Ty Henry requests MoveOn.org help do something about it. Will they help address this problem?
It appears that male sexuality is inherently dangerous and predatory and female sexuality inherently pure–even when it comes to boys, girls, and online messaging.
Ty Henry points out some glaring double standards in the coverage of the sports world when it comes to rape and female-perpetuated domestic violence… even against other women. Female athlete shoots at her female partner’s vehicle and beats on it with a bat? Mums the word! Henry puts out another another call to activism for the MRA community to end the silence.
Kaitlyn Hunt is persecuted. Persecuted by a misogynist, homophobic society that wants to bring the hammer down on her for statutory rape. After all how could a pretty little blond be a sexual predator? Slip this one in the “it only matters when it happens to women” file.
Mixed Martial Artist Phil Davis is by all accounts one of the best fighters alive, but the odds are stacked heavily against him in an upcoming bout. AVfM welcomes contributor Ty Henry, who has the story on the crushing fight ahead for an elite fighter about to enter an octagon of pain unlike any he’s ever faced.