The University of Wisconsin-Madison is currently taking applications for its “Men’s Project,” a six-week program that aims to counter the alleged harmful effects of society’s masculinity paradigms and pressures and empower participants to promote “gender equity.” “Men’s Project creates a space for critical self-reflection and dialogue about what it means to be

a man and how masculinity impacts us and those around us,” organizers state in promoting the effort. “The experience focuses on the examination of societal images, expectations, and messages around masculinity to empower men to better understand themselves, promote the advancement of gender equity, and raise consciousness in their communities,” organizers add. READ MORE