Photo Credit: S. Maxwell
Combating Anti-Blackness. We are lead by descendants of U.S. chattel slavery.
Deconstructing stereotypes that males of color are more violent which place them in unwarranted situations of police brutality.
Deconstructing the Brute Caricature and the ways Damsels In Distress are used to lynch males of color.
Building allies through our End Black & Asian Hate Alliance.
Deconstructing the use of Oppression Olympics:
"Men don't need support"
"You're still Cis Gender"
"Men have it easy"
Encourage positive self value and counteracting Anti-Black societal standards.
Suicide awareness. Males account for 80% of suicides in the U.S.
Clothing drives. Males make up 75% of homeless cases in the CT/RI/MA tristate area.
Testicular cancer awareness. 22,000 U.S. cases per year.
Encourage positive self esteem and ending harmful language:
"Be a man!"
"That's so gay"
"Boys don't cry"
Creating spaces to release trauma and foster better mental health.
Develop positive outlooks in regards to diverse sexual orientations.
Dismantle the ways women reinforce Misandry:
"You're not like other guys"
"You're different, you're one of the girls"
"All the good men are gay"
"I bet I can turn you straight"
"You just haven't met the right woman"
"Men don't experiment, once they do they're tainted"
"I'll save our relationship if he lays with another woman, but not if he lays with a man"
"You're too cute to be queer"
"You can't be queer because you're masculine"
"I support I just don't care to see public displays of affection"
"I need a gay best friend"
Fostering progressive brave spaces.
It is NOT ok to:
Taking photos or videos that are not from the official promotional staff
Asking that discussions about racism, homophobia, and lived experiences be filtered
Gossip about their livelihood.