Father’s Day is coming up Sunday, June 16. NO MORE’s Father’s Day eCard is a free and easy to download way of honoring a father in your life. You can upload a personal pic and select from a variety of messages that affirm the important leadership of men. Use it and share it with your networks to send out to men whose great example you want to applaud.
… the socialization of boys regarding masculinity is often at the expense of women. I came to realize that we don’t raise boys to be men, we raise them not to be women (or gay men). We teach boys that girls and women are “less than” and that leads to violence by some and silence by many. It’s important for men to stand up to not only stop men’s violence against women but, to teach young men a broader definition of masculinity that includes being empathetic, loving and non-violent.
Have you been there? Didn’t know what to do? Learn how to be more than a bystander when you see bullying.
The Line (by loveisrespect)
Loveisrespect.org has great materials about respect in relationships.
Abuse and control in relationships is not acceptable.
Great video—it’s one of our favorites! To go along with it, we also have a fantastic blog entry about how to tell the difference between whether your partner is being clingy vs. controlling. Sometimes it’s hard to tell the difference.
New favorite website! A Practical Guide. @EvrydayFeminism we want to collaborate!
Abusive relationships don’t usually start off that way. Usually it’s a gradual process that begins with some of these warning signs. How would you know if your relationship is becoming unhealthy?
To see if your relationship is healthy, take the “Healthy Relationship Quiz” at http://www.loveisrespect.org/
Artwork by Antonia Leto, a Marin Against Youth Abuse (MAYA) Committee member.