Archive for August, 2010:

Moving Forward TCFV 2010 Statewide Conference

September 20-22, 2010
Austin, TX
Moving Forward is the 26th TCFV Statewide Conference. It includes exceptional plenary sessions and workshops feeding the soul with inspiration, the mind with useful tools, enhancing the knowledge and giving attendees pioneering approaches to address family violence in their own communities.
Featured speakers include:
Dorothy J. Edwards Ph.D., founding Director of University of Kentucky’s [...]

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Natalie Randolph 2nd female HS varsity head football coach in history

Natalie Randolph makes history.

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Paving a Rocky Road:Removing Barriers to Engaging Men

Oct 14-16, 2010 – Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma WA
Join Rachel Griffin, Michael Kimmel, Robert Jensen, Ben Atherton-Zeman, Men Can Stop Rape, and a few hundred other colleagues in exploring the broadening of our movement.

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ONE TEAM- ONE HEART-ONE LOVE=ONE MOVEMENT

This is a piece written by Joe Ehrmann, former NFL star, president of Coach for America, and a 2005 honoree at our Men of Strength Awards.  Joe is the subject of the New York Times Bestseller Season of Life by Jeffrey Marx and co-founded Building Men and Women for Others (BMWO) with his wife, which addresses [...]

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August 2010: Mel Gibson and a “Teachable Moment” About Rape in Celebrity Media Culture

This month’s article is a contribution from Primary Prevention Facilitator Jeremy Flowers from the East Texas Crisis Center.
Author, Activist, Educator, Jackson Katz examines the misogynistic behaviors of actor Mel Gibson that have been frequent in the media lately and explains why this is a “Teachable Moment.” He gives insight on beliefs of rape myths, racism, [...]

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June 2010: Cartoon Network plans major anti-bullying campaign

Recently the Cartoon Network has disclosed that they will be launching an anti-bullying campaign next fall. The campaign targets bystanders to take action against bullying and was prompted by a Cartoon Network poll which suggested that young people felt that while certain things like war and the economy were out of their control, they could [...]

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May 2010: Universities looking for answers to ‘intimate partner’ violence

The recent murder of University of Virginia student Yeardley Love by her ex-boyfriend and fellow college student George Huguely has drawn attention to the ways in which the university could have prevented this tragedy from happening.
In this article, the authors poignantly state “the most critical element in combating relationship violence will always be a willingness [...]

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April 2010: Another day of protest at Hawaii gov’s office

This month’s article has to do with a group of parents that are fed up with their children not receiving the education they deserve and are doing something about it. According to the article, parents are protesting the Hawaiian governor’s office because Hawai’i currently has the shortest school year in the nation due to the [...]

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March 2010: Athletes can set example on domestic violence

University settings are interesting spaces. In a sense, they are a community within a community; with their own social norms and hierarchies. Indeed, university settings afford us with a unique opportunity to create culture change.
A couple of months back I got to see an example of what this actually means in a prevention setting, when [...]

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February 2010: Two Stars: The QB, and His ‘Little Man’

What emotions or images does your mind conjure up when you think about the Super Bowl? Perhaps you think about conquest, athletic prowess or the enactment of traditional gender roles. What perhaps is not at the forefront of your mind is affection, care and fatherhood.
This year the Super Bowl’s most valuable player, Drew Brees did [...]

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