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yes yes yes! absolutely loved that ted talk! every woman should watch it! it's not "too much" to ask that men pay attention and start becoming accountable for their roles in "normalizing" violence against women.
The culture of male violence and misogyny affects everyone, says Katz, not just women. “Domestic violence and sexual abuse are often called ‘women’s issues,’” he explains. But these are inherently men’s issues. The assumption that gender violence is a women’s issue, “gives men an excuse not to pay attention.” When we interpret “gender” to mean just women, we focus on the women, who are most often the victims, when we should focus on the men, who are most often the perpetrators. Why we don’t analyze the actions of perpetrators as closely as we do victims has its roots in part in how society views dominant groups.
also, I think these other 2 vids complement what Jason Katz is saying:
A Mile in Her Shoes: Changing perspective on domestic violence | Ryan Calvert
Why domestic violence victims don't leave | Leslie Morgan Steiner
Here's the Jackson Katz & Gail Dines is very good. I rarely see the issue stated bluntly and specifically like this.
Jackson Katz has been outspoken on this topic for years. When some male violence issue gets a lot of attention, he usually writes an article. I think his most recent one was with Gail Dines. Let me see if I can find it.