Defining Masculinity: Allies for Change

Defining Masculinity: Allies for Change

Virtual Defining Masculinity Series Allies for Change Seth Snoap, Men As Allies Coordinator  Through the years, the simple statements like “man up” that were meant to get us to stop crying over something ‘insignificant’ evolved. They became more demanding,...
Defining Masculinity: The Power of Vulnerability

Defining Masculinity: The Power of Vulnerability

Virtual Defining Masculinity Series The Power of Vulnerability Seth Snoap, Men As Allies Coordinator  How many of us guys have felt the pressure of being told to “man up”? During a class I was facilitating, I asked some teenage guys to give some examples of this...
Defining Masculinity: Healthy Relationships

Defining Masculinity: Healthy Relationships

Virtual Defining Masculinity Series Healthy Relationships Seth Snoap, Men As Allies Coordinator  From birth, we spend our entire lives building relationships with other people. Relationships are so essential to our well-being, that Maslow’s Hierarchy of...
Defining Masculinity: Understanding Consent

Defining Masculinity: Understanding Consent

Virtual Defining Masculinity Series Understanding Consent Seth Snoap, Men As Allies Coordinator  When you hear the word “consent”, perhaps you get flashbacks to a health course in school where you spent a day discussing what consent looks like. Maybe you’ve even...
Defining Masculinity: The Meaning of Manhood

Defining Masculinity: The Meaning of Manhood

Virtual Defining Masculinity Series The Meaning of Manhood Seth Snoap, Men As Allies Coordinator  As a kid, I was always told to “man up” or to “act like a man”; but looking back, what did those statements really mean? Most men are forced to piece together their...
A Call to Action: Engaging Men and Boys

A Call to Action: Engaging Men and Boys

Seth Snoap, Resilience’s Men as Allies Coordinator, is responsible for programs that engage boys and men in violence prevention work, as part of our Ottawa County Call to Action Project. He tells us, “I am extremely excited to work alongside the amazing staff at...