Brown Bag: Sissy Boys, Sluts, and the Rest of Us - Confronting Gender Stereotypes and Violence in the Media

Event Date and Time: 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013, 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Lee Community Hall (Rm 133), Wishcamper Center, USM Portland Campus
Contact Name: 
Andrew Richter
Contact Phone: 
(207) 228-8096
Contact Email:

 How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist MenFeaturing a partial screening of the film The Bro Code: How Contemporary Culture Creates Sexist Men, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.

The event is free and open to the public.

- Jim Messerschmidt, USM Department of Criminology
- Dan Welter, USM Student Life
- Drew Wing, Boys to Men
- Emily Brostek, Hardy Girls, Healthy Women
- Amy Raina, Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine
- Matthew Perry, Family Crisis Services

This event, part of the Justice Policy Brown Bag Series, is sponsored by USM Muskie School of Public Service; USM Campus Safety Project; Boys to Men; Hardy Girls, Healthy Women; Family Crisis Services; and Sexual Assault Response Services of Southern Maine.

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