Momma, Don't Let Your Boys Grow Up to Be Men

In what could pass as the Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson version of behavioral science, the American Psychological Association's Stephanie Pappas informs us the APA has issued its "first-ever guidelines for practice with men and boys." "At first blush," Stephanie says, "this may seem unnecessary."  Because, as we learn: For decades, psychology focused on men (particularly white men), to the exclusion of all others. And men still dominate professionally and politically: As of 2018, 95.2 percent of chief operating officers at Fortune 500 companies were men. According to a 2017 analysis by Fortune, in 16 of the top companies, 80 percent of all high-ranking executives were male. Meanwhile, the 115th Congress, which began in 2017, was 81 percent male. Yep, sure sounds like a problem.  And, at second blush, Stephanie nails it down: But something is amiss for men as well. Men commit 90 percent of homicides in the United States...(Read Full Article)
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