Podcast 085- Abuse and Toxic Masculinity with Carbon “Char” Black

Char-LeePS085In this fascinating, heartfelt, and passionate podcast, Lee is joined by Char, a men’s, women’s, and father’s rights activist from Arizona. From the gender roles that hold men back from being their authentic selves to the shame involved with sharing abuses they have experienced, career expectations to generational trauma, homeless shelters to making change, there is so much to chew on from Char’s thoughts. Listeners SHOULD BE AWARE that this episode includes frank discussions of domestic abuse against men and genital mutilation. Diverse show notes included as well.


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Links, Events, People and Movies Mentioned:
KinkFest (Portland, OR March 25-27): http://kinkfest.org/
Power Exchange Summit (Columbus, OH May 27-29): http://www.powerexchangesummit.org/
Perspectives on Asian Sexuality Podcast with Dr. Martha Tara Lee: http://passionandsoul.com/audio/066-drmarthataralee
Warren Farrell: http://warrenfarrell.com/
#MasculinitySoFragile Twitter Hashtag Reminds Us That Criticizing Toxic Masculinity Isn’t The Same As Criticizing Men,” by Jamie Lutz: http://www.bustle.com/articles/112551-masculinitysofragile-twitter-hashtag-reminds-us-that-criticizing-toxic-masculinity-isnt-the-same-as-criticizing-men
The Simple Truth about the Gender Pay Gap (Spring 2016): http://www.aauw.org/research/the-simple-truth-about-the-gender-pay-gap/
Equal Pay Act of 1963: http://www.nps.gov/subjects/civilrights/equal-pay-act-1963.htm
Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Fields: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Women_in_STEM_fields
ASSERT NSW (Australian Society of Sex Educators, Researchers and Therapists): http://www.assertnsw.org.au/
Men Can Be Victims of Abuse, Too – Helpline and Resources: http://www.thehotline.org/2014/07/men-can-be-victims-of-abuse-too/
Abused Men In Scotland: http://www.abusedmeninscotland.org/
Male Domestic Violence Statistics:  http://domesticviolencestatistics.org/men-the-overlooked-victims-of-domestic-violence/
“CDC Study: More Men than Women Victims of Partner Abuse”: http://www.saveservices.org/2012/02/cdc-study-more-men-than-women-victims-of-partner-abuse/
Video of two faked scenes, to see how people respond “Extreme Domestic Abuse in Public (Social Experiment) Video”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dtVHnZX8E50
1800s upsurge in circumcision: “The Real Reason You Are Circumcised – Adam Ruins Everything”: https://youtu.be/gCSWbTv3hng
Female Genital Mutilation: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Female_genital_mutilation
“Babies Remember Circumcision Pain” by Dr. Momma: http://www.drmomma.org/2009/11/babies-remember-circumcision-pain.html
Cleaning foreskin for babies: http://bit.ly/1pBhHr5
“Don’t Douche: It’s Very Bad for Women’s Sexual Health”: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/all-about-sex/201104/dont-douche-its-very-bad-womens-sexual-health
Foreskin Restoration: http://www.restoringforeskin.org/
Genital Autonomy for All (anti FGM, circumcision, intersex surgery): http://www.circumstitions.com/
Further information on not circumcising: http://www.yourwholebaby.org
Social Justice Warriors concerpt: http://knowyourmeme.com/memes/social-justice-warrior
Anti-PC Effort #TheTriggering Explodes on Twitter: http://www.mediaite.com/online/anti-pc-effort-thetriggering-explodes-on-twitter/
Father’s Rights Movement: https://www.facebook.com/Fathers4kids/
A Voice for Men: http://www.avoiceformen.com
The Red Pill Movie: http://theredpillmovie.com
The National Coalition for Men: http://ncfm.org

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Lee Harrington

Lee Harrington is an internationally known sexuality, relationships, and personal authenticity educator. Having taught in all 50 states and in 6 countries, he brings a combination of playful engagement and thoughtful academic dialogue to a broad audience. An award-winning author and editor on gender, sexual, and sacred experience, his books include “Traversing Gender: Understanding Transgender Journeys,” and "Sacred Kink: The Eightfold Paths of BDSM and Beyond," among many other titles. He has been blogging online since 1998, and been teaching worldwide since 2001. Welcome to his world, and your chance to expand your mind and heart alike.

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