Saturday, December 10, 2016

EMU ‘targets’ athletes, veterans for ‘manhood’ workshops

EMU ‘targets’ athletes, veterans for ‘manhood’ workshops:
"Michigan college has been awarded more than $100,000 to teach its male students, particularly athletes, fraternity members, and military veterans, about how “traditional masculinity contributes to sexual assault."
Eastern Michigan University has, in fact, been awarded two consecutive grants by the state of Michigan, totaling a combined $105,112,...
EMU asserts in a press release that the objective of the “Men of Strength: Creating a Respectful Environment” (MOST CARE) program will be to “explore what Eastern’s male students can do to help reduce the incidence of sexual assault,” but also elaborates that one of its three main objectives will be to “promote an understanding of the ways in which traditional masculinity contributes to sexual assault.”
...She even noted that although her program is open to “any male student,” she has explicitly “targeted several intact male student groups for participation,” including “student athletes,” “Greek affiliated” males, “veterans,” “ROTC,” the school’s BrotherHOOD initiative, and “international students.”...

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