With Father’s Day just around the corner, we’re excited to share our new video featuring two great dads who embody our call to #BeAModelMan. Whether throwing around a football or serving up breakfast, Steven and Mike model healthy masculinity and support their kids in being their true selves.
Check out the video and share it with your dad, your friends, or a male role model who makes a difference in your life. Together, let’s celebrate the men who are raising a healthier generation of boys and young men.
Jennifer Siebel Newsom & The Representation Project Team
You Made Your Voice Heard and X-Men Movies and 20th Century Fox Listened
In depicting Jennifer Lawrence being strangled, 20th Century Fox’s recent “X-Men: Apocalypse” ad glorified violence against women so we sprang into action with a #NotBuyingIt campaign. Joined by celebrities like Rose McGowan and Twitter users around the world, we caused 20th Century Fox to apologize and remove the ad. Read more about the #NotBuyingIt campaign!
Representation Around the Web
“We need more women, across the board, to run for elected office and aspire to be in the c-suite and to start companies and be judges and partners in law firms, because women’s voices haven’t been equally represented for a long time across all industries.” – Jennifer Siebel Newsom, via Women’s Wear Daily
- ATTN: The Sexist Reaction to Taylor Swift’s Break-Up
- The Guardian: Jessica Valenti: My Life as a ‘Sex Object’
- The Huffington Post: Want to See What Toxic Masculinity Looks Like? Watch The Bachelorette
- Lenny Letter: Alicia Keys: Time to Uncover
- Mic: In Just Three Minutes, Jamil Smith Nails How Toxic Masculinity Fuels Rape Culture
- Motto: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Gender-Neutral Pronouns
- Think Progress: The Huge Problem with the Way the Media Is Covering Amber Heard’s Abuse Allegations
- TIME: Young Men Are Facing a Masculinity Crisis
- Women’s Wear Daily: Jennifer Siebel Newsom on Women in Hollywood, Politics
Iranian actress Taraneh Alidoosti via The Representation Project on Instagram