Tough Guise 2: Exploring Violent, Sexist & Homophobic Messages that Target Boys

Screen Shot 2014-10-20 at 11.18.00 AMTough Guise 2 is a movie that explores violence and images of manhood in American culture.

Pioneering anti-violence educator Jackson Katz argues that the ongoing epidemic of men’s violence in America is rooted in our inability to move beyond outmoded ideals of manhood.

Watch the Tough Guise 2 movie trailer here:

Watch a short TED Talk by Jackson Katz on the male culture of violence and the issue of “gender violence issues.” He said he doesn’t see gender violence as just a women’s issue that some good men help out with. He said that gives men an excuse not to pay attention.

The film provides a stunning look at the violent, sexist and homophobic messages boys and young men receive.


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Tough Guise 2 stands to empower a new generation of young men and women to challenge the myth that being a real man means putting up a false front and engaging in violent and self-destructive behavior.

There will be a one time only showing of tough Guise 2 at the bow Tie Criterion Cinemas at Greenwich Plaza, 2 Railroad Ave on Tuesday, Oct. 21. Doors open at 6:30pm.

Tickets just $10 in advance or $15 at the door. $5.00 for students.

Click for link to order tickets here.

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