This Is What Happens When We Teach Men to Be Wolves

When we teach young boys how to “act like a man,” what are we really teaching them?

Poet Joseph Capehart argues that our socially constructed view of masculinity is wolf-like: violent, aggressive, and emotionless. And our boys – and later, our men – struggle with and suffer from that.

So watch this performance and rethink what masculinity means to you and yours.

With Love,
The Editors at Everyday Feminism

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Joseph Capehart is a self-proclaimed poet from Minneapolis. He is a student at North Central University.

Video courtesy of Button Poetry. For more amazing spoken word performances, check them out on YouTube and Facebook.