ABOUT THIS UNIT
1) Men and boys play an important role in society. Males matter!
2) Fathers are important to their children.
1) Set up an exercise plan to take care of your body and to get stronger.
2) Watch a movie or documentary about the Titanic. Look for men living the principle
of “Women and Children First.”
Short daily resources for discussing Homefront topics with your children.
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Resource 1: Not all women want the life men lead
Resource 2: Masculinity enables good men to do good things
Resource 3: Men and women need each other
Resource 4: Boys are missing out
Resource 5: Men throughout history
Resource 6: Some people think girls thrive when boys fail
Resource 7: Men are starting to stand up
Men are starting to stand up to tell their side.
Meeting the Enemy (Warning: Explicit words written in this documentary trailer)
Bundle of Sticks
How can we build unity with those around us? Are there times we need to stand up for things that others disagree with? How do we do that?
Resource 8: Standing up for the good-hearted, honorable men
Resource 9: Men and Chivalry
Resource 10: Some women say they suffer because of men
Some women say they suffer because of men; men are suffering too. Male bashing solves nothing.
Modern Feminism’s Androgyny Project
Why do you think it’s important to help others? How does helping others make you feel? How do you think others feel when you help them?
Role Play #1
Role Play #1
A friend says, “Men have controlled women for centuries. It’s time women take control. Now, it’s payback time!”
Talking Point: When only one sex wins, both sexes lose.
Role Play #2
Role Play #2
A friend says, “There is a system, Patriarchy, that controls society giving men advantages over women.”
Talking Point: 60% of college graduates are women, 40% are male (1). Women account for 51 percent of all workers in the highpaying management, professional, and related occupations (2).
1) “Degrees Conferred by Race and Sex,” (2013) U.S. National Center for Education Statistics.
2) CONSAD Research Corporation, “An Analysis of Reasons for the Disparity in Wages Between Men and Women,“ U.S. Department of Labor, Contract Number GS-23F-02598, Task Order 2, Subtask 2B, (2009).
Review some additional Homefront Project articles/videos from Feminism 201.
- What did you learn?
- What do you want to do differently?
- What were you surprised by?
- With whom do you want to share what you learned?
Which was your favorite resource or video?
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