January 15, 2018

Podcast: An Interview with Jack Myers on The Future of Men and Media

This article originally appeared on MediaVillage.com written and recorded by Managing Editor, E.B. Moss. The article, podcast and its transcription has been copied in its entirety for readers at futureofmen.com. I consider this eleventh episode of Insider InSites “lucky 11” because I interviewed MediaVillage’s own legend and leader, Jack Myers.  When you hear more about and from our erudite founder, you’ll see this is not hyperbole: Jack is, as his bio reads, “a visionary whose years of leadership in the media industry has garnered immense respect and admiration.  Jack has studied, reported and consulted on the impact of technological advances on culture, society, […]
January 3, 2018

5 Ways We Can Support The Future Of Men Movement

  AFTER BEING TOLD ALL THEIR LIVES TO “BE A MAN” AND “MAN UP,” TODAY’S MEN ARE REJECTING MACHO STEREOTYPES, REWIRING THEIR EMOTIONAL LIVES, AND ARE MORE ACTIVELY PARENTING.However, this new generation of men are often conflicted by their desire to be better & the retained influence of negative patriarchy. The Future of Men explores the roots of patriarchy, explains how to combat its sustained influence, and examines how men and women can work together to create better fathers, sons, husbands, coworkers and relationship partners. In The Future of Men, author Jack Myers explores 5 ways we can help usher […]
March 7, 2017

Why Men Need to Speak Out Against Rape Culture

By now, you’ve definitely heard of the rape case that has the whole country talking. Last March, former Stanford student Brock Turner was convicted of sexual assault after being found “thrusting” on top of a half-naked, unconscious woman behind a dumpster. Last Thursday, he was sentenced to 6 months in county jail — a lenient sentence because prison would have a “severe impact” on him. Let’s get straight to the point: from the light sentence to the media coverage, the handling of this rape case is utterly inexcusable. We wonder why sexual assault survivors don’t come forward; well, this is a textbook […]
March 7, 2017

David Brooks Sees Post-Trump Problems with Men. I’m Offering Solutions.

A lot of us are asking — why has Donald Trump gotten this far in the Republican presidential campaign? Part of Trump’s unprecedented success has to do with male anger. In a recent New York Times op ed, David Brooks wrote on the need for a new national identity: We’ll probably need a new definition of masculinity, too. There are many groups in society who have lost an empire but not yet found a role. Men are the largest of those groups. The traditional masculine ideal isn’t working anymore. It leads to high dropout rates, high incarceration rates, low labor force participation […]