How porn undermines consent ed: Daniel Principe in SBS Insight
As published at SBS
From the age of 11, porn distorted my image of women. Now, I’m a consent educator
Daniel is a youth advocate and consent educator. He says before we talk about consent, we need to address pornography’s pervasive message that women should and can be disrespected.Read more
"Ask the boys to stop making sexual moaning sounds in class": MTR piece in Eureka Street
Melinda Tankard Reist writes for Eureka Street on the phenomenon of boys sexual moaning in class.Read more
Sexist grooming of boys - brought to you by KFC
KFC stereotypes women - and young boys - in new TV adRead more
What are boys learning about what it means to be a man?
New York Times article - "Its dangerous to be a boy"Read more
Quiksilver dumps ‘Sweet Paradise’ sexed-up hoodie for primary school boys after protest
Gone in 24 hours. But why does this keep happening?
Well that was quick.Read more
The Mask You Live In: Challenging harmful cultural messages about masculinity
One of the most moving experiences I have had as a speaker addressing young people around the country, took place about a year ago when a Year 11 student in a WA secondary school stood to his feet during the discussion time following my talk on how our culture shaped boys views of themselves in negative ways.
Visibly distressed, this young man recounted that his brother had just taken his life with a drug overdose, that he had been bullied every day of his life, and that he had no friends. He began to cry.
From the front of the hall where the boys were gathered, another student stood, walked to the back of the room, and hugged his crying classmate.
I had to leave the room for a while to pull myself together.Read more
The Sexualisation of Boys
This article in the Sydney Morning Herald discusses the sexualisation of boys. Some great comments included from Julie Gale of Kids Free 2B Kids, Maggie Hamiltion, author of 'What's happening to our boys' and Lisa Cox, advocate and author of 'Does my Bum look big in this ad?'Read more