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THE NEW MEN'S MOVEMENT

Former NFL player and feminist Wade Davis on men in the #MeToo movement

By Meghan McDonough

Wade Davis is a former NFL player and self-identified radical feminist.

He works with men at Google, Netflix, and other companies to remove barriers that prevent women from advancing in the workplace and beyond. Davis is a UN Women Global Champion for Innovation and the NFL’s first LGBT inclusion consultant.

Watch the interview above to hear Davis discuss how he approaches men’s fear and anger sparked by the Me Too movement.

And if you’re interested in diving more deeply into the topic, Wade recommends these books:

  1. The Origin of Others, by Toni Morrison (2017)
  2. Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching, by Mychal Denzel Smith (2016)
  3. The Bluest Eye, by Toni Morrison (2007)
  4. The Will to Change: Men, Masculinity, and Love, by bell hooks (2004)
  5. Feminist Theory: From Margin to Center, by bell hooks (2000)
  6. Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women in America, by Melissa V. Harris-Perry (2013)
  7. Nobody Knows My Name, by James Baldwin (1992)
  8. Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower, by Brittney Cooper (2018)
  9. Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, by Monique W. Morris (2017)
  10. Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body, by Roxane Gay (2017)
  11. Ain’t I a Woman, by bell hooks (1987)
  12. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, by Janet Mock (2014)