Jun 032013

A couple of months ago, I wrote a bit about masculinity and domestic violence. The issue has remained very live in my mind, and I have a few more somewhat fragmentary thoughts I want to record here: 1) Language matters. “Domestic violence” is a terrible way to characterize male family brutality. “Violence” is a part […]

Apr 052013

My wife recently forwarded me this article, by Rebecca Solnit, about violence against women. “I think,” she wrote, “it would be an interesting thing to repost on your blog.” She was right. What should we do about rape, about male sexual violence against women, about male violence? They’re epidemic, and we all lament them, but […]