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Rosie Bingham Receives Sole Endorsement of D51 for APA President

Dr. Rosie Bingham has received the sole endorsement of the Society for Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51 of the American Psychological Association, for APA President. Please consider givin
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State of Black Boys and Men: Policy and Mental Health Recommendations

Effectively facilitating the development and mental health of Black boys and men requires changes by many systems and individuals, according to a new report by SPSMM’s Racial Ethnic Minority Special Inter
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2017 APA Convention

The convention is almost here! The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, division 51 of the American Psychological Association, is pleased to participate in this year’s Annual Convention
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Understanding the Oppression Faced by Trans and Gender Non-Conforming People: Tips for Therapists

Joshua Parmenter identifies several components of everyday life in which Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Persons may experience discrimination and oppression. Transgender and gender nonconforming (TGNC) p
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Incorporating Masculinities into the Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Individuals

When working with Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming clients, it’s vital to remember there are many ways to be a man or be masculine, writes Josh Parmenter. Masculine gender role ideals have the potent
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Racial Bias in Policing: An APA Interdivisional Grant Report

What is the current status of police training and police departments’ relationships with communities of color? What might police departments need? An APA committee summarizes their findings. There is clea
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Men’s Perceptions of their Pornography Consumption

Is viewing pornography a problem? In a new study, men who watch porn say it’s more beneficial than problematic. This paper addresses an important area of research. What was your inspiration? Technological
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Societal Pressures to “Man Up” for Adolescent Boys: It’s Not That Simple

Dr. Christopher Reigeluth reviews recent research that finds boys can be highly emotionally expressive within the context of close male friendship. From commonly uttered and popularized policing of masculinity
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Recommendations for Integrating Masculinities into Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People (TGNC)

In 2017, a work group of the Sexual and Gender Minorities Special Interest Group of APA Division 51 (Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity) wrote a summary of masculinities-related concerns
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Masculinity and Fathers’ Expectations

Zach Gerdes and Dr. Ronald F. Levant describe some of the hazards when men try to raise macho sons. It’s not revolutionary to say that fathers influence their sons when it comes to what sons learn about “ma