uk Being a Man

bmm banner.jpg Pro-actively challenging limiting gender stereotypes through parenting and education from pre-school will help boys survive the limiting norms of masculinity that they're under immense pressure to conform to. Norms that stifle their expression, exploration and stamp out their rich and varied humanity.
Southbank Centre / Belinda Lawley "Why would I go to a man hating event?" My friend Chris has just made this remark and at
'My aim is to reduce the statistic of male suicide by half in five years.'
Earlier this year, on a Monday night in April, Luke Ambler’s brother-in-law Andy Roberts took his own life. Ambler and his
'The pressure to look amazing comes at young people from all angles.'
It’s not just girls who suffer from body hang-ups, boys and young men are very much affected by pressures to look good too
Carol is too emotionally exhausting for an immediate repeat viewing, but I want one. I want a second chance to hear all the unsaid words, to notice all the secret glances, the hopeful hands reaching out to nothing.
Men who are survivors of rape have praised a Hollyoaks' storyline for helping men who have been sexually assaulted come forward
I think it's fantastic that this discussion is now breaking into the mainstream, from Parliament to the Southbank Centre, because I believe it's imperative that men are encouraged to speak about what it means to be a man. But I also believe it's essential that people truly listen when they do.
We need more male survivors of childhood sexual abuse to come forward and we need the media to report their stories. Boys and young men need role models too, so it is time to ask the question, why do the media ignore male survivors?