Host Jack Kammer, a long-time activist, author, social policy researcher, jail guard, parole & probation agent and journalist, knows how important it is for men and boys to have as many opportunities for happiness, fulfillment, acceptance and understanding as women and girls do. So far — for 60+ years — the discussion has been about ensuring all those good things for females. Now we have this podcast. We're talking about what we want and need, what stands in our way, and how to get over, under, around or through it. (Sometimes just talking can be a revolutionary act.)
Ep 39 - Rich Walton: Life for Men & Boys in Afghanistan
We hear a lot about the rough treatment of women and girls in Afghanistan. Rightly so. But on “Men Are Talking” we wonder, think and talk about life for men and boys.
Rich Walton spent 4-1/2 years as a construction manager for an American company in Afghanistan. Jack had never had the chance to talk with an American civilian who had worked closely with and among Afghani civilians.
And so we invited Rich to talk with us about life for men and boys in Afghanistan.
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Rich chronicles his Afghanistan adventure in his book “One Brick at a Time: Winning the Hearts and Minds of the Afghan People.” Available at the usual places online, from onebrickatatimepress.com, and from your local bookstore. Order ISBN-13: 9781737858805.
Ep 38 - Jeff Huntington: Every Girl’s Feelings, No Concern for the Boy’s
Teenage boys and girls are on a month-long wilderness adventure. Two boys or two girls to a tent. Near one of the boys’ tents a girl exits hers and proceeds to become topless. A nearby boy can't believe what he’s seeing.
The Matrix* seizes control. The Sisterhood knows what this is all about.
Leering miscreant boy!
Vulnerable traumatized girls!
The Rule of Law is no match for feminism's Rule of “Awww…”
Due Process becomes “Do process your oppression.”
And we wonder why men are not always happy when women take “leadership”?
Ah, yes. Because they are insecure. And why is that? Because they are afraid of Progress!
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* for a look at the concept of The Matrix, see:
- Jack Kammer on Achieving Equality for Men
- A Male Counter-Narrative by Counter-Feminist Jack Kammer
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Jeff’s March 17, 2022 blog post at Equality for Boys and Men: https://equalityforboysandmen.org/boy-wrongfully-expelled-from-national-outdoor-leadership-school-nols-course-for-sexual-misconduct/
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Photo of young man looking down:
Yuriy Bogdanov via Unsplash https://unsplash.com/photos/uTXWIR_SviI
EP 37 - Lance Hillsinger: 34 Years in Social Work
Lance Hillsinger is a social worker with 34 years experience in the very difficult field of child welfare and child protective services.
He is one of the few social workers I have ever met who thinks and cares deeply about how to improve social work, social services and social policy for men.
It's a shame and a disgrace that social work talks so much about diversity and has so few men like Lance, so few of any men at all.
- Build a Better Bridge: Social Policy for the 21st Century
- Kindle: amazon.com/Build-Better-Bridge-Social-Century-ebook/dp/B09S1BPRQD
- Hardcover: amazon.com/Build-Better-Bridge-Social-Century/dp/1685362494
- Paperback: amazon.com/Build-Better-Bridge-Social-Century/dp/1685362486
- In Place of the Parent:: Inside Child Protective Services
- Kindle: amazon.com/Place-Parent-Inside-Protective-Services-ebook/dp/B09516KRR2
- Hardcover: amazon.com/Place-Parent-Inside-Protective-Services/dp/1644680254
- Paperback: amazon.com/Place-Parent-Inside-Protective-Services/dp/1644680246
Connect with Lance Hillsinger:
- LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/lance-hillsinger-89b48569
EP 36 - Karyn Seitz: Helping Men and Women Overcome Some Women’s Weak Ideas of Strength
Karyn Seitz is a remarkable woman in a lot of ways, not least of which are her laser sharp insight and crystal clear honesty about what women often do and think that makes them and their men unhappy in their intimate relationships. She helps men as well as women see what's going on. She helps women stop doing it and she helps men be confident and strong in making it stop. For good reason, she calls herself The Happiness Mentor.
EP 35 - Anti-Black Racism or Anti-Male Sexism. Which Problem Needs More Attention Now?
When two problems exacerbate and compound each other and one gets much more recognition and attention than the other, which one needs to be given more recognition and attention? Today on Good Will Toward Men, we talk with Janice Ponds and Felicity Joy Solomon, hosts of the weekly “Black. Conservative. Female.” livestream on Facebook, about which problem needs more attention in the Black community right now, Anti-Black racism or anti-male sexism. = = =
"Black. Conservative. Female."
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Janice’s experience as a teacher; school psychologist; psychiatric counselor; clinical director; substance abuse treatment program coordinator, director, and supervisor; certified brain injury specialist; clinical consultant; licensed therapist; member of a law enforcement mental health support services team.
Won the 2022 Best Outreach Series award on Roku’s Creative Motion Television Network for Destruction to Dignity. Creative Motion is a Platform for Independent Christian Production.
Janice’s YouTube channel
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Felicity Joy Solomon
2022 Kingdom Conservative Party candidate for Illinois Senate District 49.
Director, Princeton graduate, Actor, Teacher, Life Coach, Minister, Doctor (of Christian counseling) turned politician
2022 Person of the Year on Roku’s Creative Motion Television Network. Creative Motion is a Platform for Independent Christian Production.
Simply Felicity podcast
Felicity Joy’s YouTube channel
EP 34 - John Francis, the Founding Father of Fathers Eve
Like a lot of good things, Fathers Eve was invented by accident. John Francis, the Founding Father of Fathers Eve, tells us what it is, how it happened, how it became a thing, and how you might be a part of the fun, whether you want to host your own Fathers Eve, just want to participate in Fathers Eve or whether you’re a young man wondering about your own possible future as a father. If you’d like to host a Fathers Eve event, talk to John by phone at 612 868-0745. To find a Fathers Eve event near you, visit fatherseve.com.
You can email John at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Valuable contribution, and you’ll learn something
Jack is a very smart interviewer with decades of experience empathizing with and understanding men. He also has a good sense of humor. These conversations with men from a variety of backgrounds are worth a listen.