Positive Masculinity – the change has begunUnderstanding Boys by Tom Harkin
Our boys need change. In this video, Youth Expert and Positive Masculinity Thought Leader Tom Harkin talks about how we can encourage our boys to feel comfortable to share and show their emotions.
The best way to listen to your sonUnderstanding Boys by Tom Harkin
Teenage boys aren’t always forthcoming when it comes to personal sharing. So this week, we’re offering a video about listening to your son. Thought leader and expert facilitator Tom Harkin has had a lot of practice creating the right environment to encourage teenage boys to speak up. Try following his tips and you might just […]
How the #StillABoy campaign is challenging gender stereotypesUnderstanding Boys
My 4-year-old son’s favourite colour is pink. He has more girl-friends than boy-friends. He sometimes asks me to put his hair in a ponytail. He likes pretending he has a baby in his tummy.
Why rites of passage are vital to boysUnderstanding Boys by Dr Arne Rubinstein
A quarter of young Australian males have experienced a mental health disorder in the past 12 months. Dr Arne Rubinstein, expert on adolescent development, explains why he believes rites of passage could be the solution our sons need.
How gender stereotypes can restrict boys’ learningUnderstanding Boys by Meg Adem
Growing research indicates that our gender-based stereotyping can actually restrict our boys’ learning and potential. Should we stop typecasting our kids?
10 awesome YouTube channels for boysUnderstanding Boys by Caroline Kerr
Sick of censoring your son’s internet surfing? Rethink entertainment for boys with mild Minecraft tips, scientific exploration, male bonding, and random fun on YouTube.
This 11-year-old boy is a multi-tasking masterUnderstanding Boys