On Trying to be a Good Ally

I contributed recently to a debate on ‘the patriarchy’ convened by the Great Transition Initiative.

It is my conviction that further progress in feminism (and/or tackling the patriarchy) (and, indeed, in making more general progress towards a more sustainable societymust involve male voices speaking to men.  Men need to speak to other men to challenge the kind of male behaviour that is associated with everything from everyday sexism, to pornography and sexual violence, to systemic oppression and exploitation.

You can read the original essay from Julie Matthaei, contributions to the debate and my own piece via the links below:


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