Masculinity and Sexual Assault Awareness Month

April 21st, 2009 by Geoffrey Hing | 3 Comments

This is a first draft of an op-ed for a group called ManUp! that I’m working with in Bloomington.  I’d appreciate any comments or feedback: April, sexual assault awareness month makes me tired.  I am tired of seeing women that I respect and care about exhausted as they do the challenging, important, but also extremely […]

V Week events I’m stoked about

January 30th, 2009 by Geoffrey Hing | 2 Comments

These are part of the V Week of Events. There’s lots more, but these were the ones that caught my eye. 2/6 Friday — Critical Mass & Speak Out @ 1pm, SAMPLE GATES –Take to the streets in a critical mass bike ride to raise awareness of violence against women. 2/11 Wednesday — Film Screening […]

Take Back The Tech

November 30th, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

Take Back the Tech: take action – online and off – to end violence against women Whether its through community radio, posters, sms, emails, audiocasts or websites, creative and informed use of information and communication technologies (ICTs) helps get the word out on violence against women (VAW). We have to know about technology to best […]

notes on The Macho Paradox

February 24th, 2008 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

p.114: When men were targeted for prevention efforts, in educational or community settings, they were often sseen as potential perpetrators. The message to them: you need to recognize the triggers for your own bad behaviors so you can interrupt the process before you have the urge to strike your girlfriend/wife. Or, you need to develop […]

they don’t make em’ like they used to

December 6th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

I watched the film Girls Town last night.  I thought it was really good.  It dealt with topics like domestic violence, rape, motherhood, and suicide in a way that was both empowering but not naively triumphant.  I liked that the fact that the group of friends that the movie’s story followed were coming from different […]

Men Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence Discussion @ MCPL Auditorium. 7-9p.

November 13th, 2007 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

On behalf of Nu Alpha Alpha Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., I would like to invite you to participate in our “Men Against Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence.”  This program will be held at the Monroe County Public Library’s Auditorium on Thursday November 15, 2007 from 7pm-9pm. The program will be divided into […]

Chris Soghoian Interview

December 7th, 2006 by Geoffrey Hing | No Comments

My started a blog which comments on a recent local radio interview with computer researcher Chris Soghoian. WFHB describes the interview this way: Does the government’s “no-fly” list make air travel any safer? Do other supposed “security measures” really protect us from terrorists? Host Chad Carrothers spends an hour with Chris Soghoian, the Bloomington grad […]