Vox Populi

A Public Sphere for Poetry, Politics, and Nature

David Huddle: She and My Granddad

Granddad–at war with Grandmama all
my life but drawn to women, always polite–
would have said, Yes ma’am, can’t nobody run her.

May 21, 2019 · 1 Comment

George Yancy: #IAmSexist

Men, listen up. In light of a year of disturbing revelations from the #MeToo movement and from last month’s profoundly troubling Brett Kavanaugh hearings and his eventual confirmation to the … Continue reading

November 12, 2018 · 1 Comment

Tom Engelhardt: Out With Monstrous Men

Sometimes I wonder what school I went to. I mean, I know perfectly well. I attended a place I never wanted to go: Yale.  But when I was 17 years … Continue reading

December 14, 2017 · 1 Comment

Colin Beavan: What Happens When Men Say #MeToo, Too?

As a self-identified feminist man who has survived abuse, I wonder how and if I should participate in the conversation. There was the man giving 16-year-old me a ride on … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 3 Comments

Video: Stop Telling Women to Smile

. Stop Telling Women to Smile is an art series by Tatyana Fazlalizadeh which attempts to address gender-based street harassment by placing in public spaces drawings of women with captions … Continue reading

October 29, 2017 · Leave a comment

David Ades: Bacha Posh

I am daughter of parents who needed a son, who needed someone to go out into the world, to work and support, to be a man.   I was a … Continue reading

September 29, 2017 · 1 Comment

Rebecca Solnit: Feminism — The Men Arrive!

(Hooray! Uh-Oh!) What do the prime minister of India, retired National Football League punter Chris Kluwe, and superstar comedian Aziz Ansari have in common? It’s not that they’ve all walked … Continue reading

November 4, 2014 · 45 Comments

Video: Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue: Jackson Katz

Jackson Katz is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse … Continue reading

August 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

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