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Ep 107: The Murder of George Floyd w/ Avry Lewis-McDougall and Sharon Ruyter

Two Weeks ago, George Floyd was murdered in the streets of Minneapolis. George Floyd, a black man whose body was treated like nothing, was killed by a police officer, while three other police officers stood by. All of this was caught on camera as another example of police brutality against black people. Ever since then, the cities of the world and especially in the US have exploded with protests, calls of action, calls for reform, calls for resignations, and calls for systemic change. 

I invited two people who will be able to speak on their experience living as black people here in Edmonton. We will talk about what’s it like to be black here, as well as invite them to share their thoughts about the moment in America and here in Canada. 

Cold Takes: Sexual Violence Awareness and Men's Happiness equals to doing what you love, but what does that mean? Modern Manhood: The Podcast

Today Veronika has a special treat in which she will share with us some findings of Sexual Violence awareness campaigns she's learned. As well we talk about the Male Happiness Scale and what really makes men happy (Hint: It's Jobs). Research on Sexual Violence Amy R. Baugher and Julie A. Gazmararian: Masculine gender role stress and violence: A literature review and future directions Carline, A., Gunby, C., & Taylor, S. (2018). Too drunk to consent? Exploring the contestations and disruptions in male-focused sexual violence prevention interventions. Social & Legal Studies, 27(3), 299-322. https://www.doi.org/10.1177/0964663917713346   Silver, N., & Hovick, S. (2018). A schema of denial: The influence of rape myth acceptance on beliefs, attitudes, and processing of affirmative consent campaign messages. Journal of Health Communication, 23(6), 505-513. https://doi.org/10.1080/10810730.2018.1473532    Resources on Sexual Violence SACE I am with you  Jeffrey Epstien documentary Catch and Kill Athlete A   Restorative Justice & Sexual Violence Traditional justice system responses don’t work for us (and we know it)https://www150.statcan.gc.ca/n1/pub/85-002-x/2017001/article/54870-eng.htm Restorative Justice Difficult, but really wild TED Talk – Our story of rape and reconciliation | Thordis Elva and Tom Stranger.. Tom raped Thordis when they were teenagers….their ted talk together.  https://www.justice.gc.ca/eng/rp-pr/jr/2019rsd-rr2019/p31.html https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/i-do-forgive-him-as-a-human-rape-victim-confronts-her-attacker-in-restorative-justice-process-1.4665519 Harry’s Study on Men’s Happiness https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-strongest-predictor-of-men-s-well-being-isn-t-family-or-health?utm_source=pocket-newtab
  1. Cold Takes: Sexual Violence Awareness and Men's Happiness equals to doing what you love, but what does that mean?
  2. "The Murder of George Floyd Pt 2" with John Morrison and Josh Indi Leidy
  3. "The Murder of George Floyd" w/ Avry Lewis-McDougall and Sharon Ruyter
  4. Cold Takes: Joe Biden/Tara Reade and The History of Social Work
  5. "Hockey has a Problem" – Hockey's history with Racism and Misogyny

By German V

My name is German Villegas and I have worked with youth and males in a human service capacity for 5 years plus. It was one of my passions to help out males of all kinds in their quest for their own perfect manhood, and to be a better ally to the many marginalized population in my community and beyond.

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