In the updated edition of Voice Male: The Untold Story of the Profeminist Men's Movement, readers will discover stories that chronicle the social transformation of masculinity, including its growing global dimensions. The book makes plain how the gender equality men's movement is committed to both redefining masculinity and championing women's rights.
At a time when sexism and misogyny are touted at the White House and many white males feel emboldened to subjugate women, Voice Male is a critical guide for anyone concerned about gender justice. From stories about boys becoming men to others about challenging domestic and sexual violence, the book is a rich, wide-ranging collection featuring more than 100 essays by leading experts, as well as moving first-person accounts that illustrate how men are creating healthier lives and learning from women's lived experience.
Rob A. Okun introduces readers to men examining contemporary manhood from a variety of perspectives from boys on the journey to manhood to men overcoming violence; from fatherhood and mentoring to navigating life as a man of colour, as a gay man, or as a survivor. The voices of women also populate the book's pages. Long recognised for articulating a hopeful vision for the future of men, Okun's sensitive portrait is sure to be accessible to a wide audience committed to a humane expression of manhood. The book is more than a historical account of the profeminist men's movement; it gives voice to a fresh vision of gender equality, brilliantly illuminating the path to a gender just society.