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SPSMM Statement about President Trump’s Military Transgender Ban

The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity (Division 51) strongly affirms the statement presented by the President of the American Psychological Association, Dr. Anthony Puente. (full text).
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Congratulations to Andrew Smiler for “Dating and Sex”!

Congratulations to SPSMM member Andrew Smiler. Dr. Smiler’s book “Dating and Sex: A Guide for the 21st Century Teen Boy” (Magination Press, 2016) was named the 2016 Foreword Indies Bronze Meda
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Men and Masculinity in a Changing World Conference

AS A MAN: Are you sometimes confused about what it takes to be manly, successful, and loving in today’s turbulent world? AS A PARENT OR EDUCATOR: Are you concerned about how current models of masculinit
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APA Releases “Boys Don’t Cry” Video

Growing up, boys often hear “Boys Don’t Cry” as a stereotypical test of manhood. However, this stigmatizes normal human emotions, negatively affecting boys and men. In this short film, we want to change t
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Andrew Smiler publishes book for teen boys: “Dating and Sex”

Congratulations to D51 member Andrew P. Smiler on the publication of his new book, “Dating and Sex: A Guide for the 21st Century Teen Boy.” Written for teen boys, Dating and Sex provides them with
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Divisional election results (2016)

As Chair of the Nomination and Election Committee, I am pleased to announce the results of the 2016 election for new Board members who will assume their positions as ofJanuary 1, 2017. It was an exceptionally w
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Joseph Simons-Rudolph and Andrew Smiler discuss masculinity & violence on Coastline

SPSMM members Joseph Simons-Rudolph and Andrew Smiler joined host Rachel Lewis Hilburn for a discussion of the links between masculinity and violence a week after the shootings at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando
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PMM Impact Factor Increases to 2.947

The Psychology of Men and Masculinity (PMM), SPSMM’s journal, has a new impact factor for 2015. At 2.947, this impact factor means that PMM is now ranked 8th out of 62 journals in social psychology (top q
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Statement regarding the Orlando Pulse shooting

The Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity, Division 51 of the American Psychological Association (APA), joins APA and the Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and
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Sexual Orientation and Body Image: Frederick and Essalyi (2016) in the Media

Congratulations to David Frederick and Jamal Essayli! Their article Male Body Image: The Roles of Sexual Orientation and Body Mass Index Across Five National U.S. Studies, currently published “online fi