• Ryon McDermott

D51 Members discussing APA's Men's Guidelines


The recent Practice Guidelines for Men and Boys document was spearheaded by D51 members. A media controversy developed about these guidelines, mostly due to misunderstanding of their scope and intent, as well as numerous media pundits misrepresenting the guidelines as an "attack on men."

Below is a list of media contributions featuring our members that provide an accurate and balanced perspective of the guidelines, their strengths, and their areas for improvement. This list will be updated, as it is currently incomplete.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/how-traditional-masculinity-hurts-the-men-who-believe-in-it-most/2019/01/12/22d2518a-14fd-11e9-90a8-136fa44b80ba_story.html?utm_term=.6efeecead5fa


https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/american-psychological-association-links-masculinity-ideology-homophobia-misogyny-n956416


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/apa-masculinity-fox-friends_us_5c3782a7e4b05cb31c40850


https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/01/traditional-masculinity-american-psychological-association/580006/

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/investigations/2019/01/10/american-psychological-association-traditional-masculinity-harmful/2538520002/


https://mashable.com/article/gillette-ad-masculinity/#e8Zrg2ihFRqa


https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/jan/12/psychology-masculinity-men-apa-guidlines?fbclid=IwAR1nHO59o0M0vqGtx1dwwYAnTJdpgKVfPhKak-SJpEM4ogK2xdgteqSJYrc


https://www.fatherly.com/love-money/apa-traditional-masculinity-hurts-boys-men/


https://www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/toxic-masculinity-terrible-shorthand-real-problem-plaguing-men-ncna957941





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