Skip to comments.Invisible Men
Posted on 09/22/2011 1:59:42 PM PDT by JohnRLott
This Tuesday, I attended a panel discussion called What I Wish I Knew As A Freshman Girl. The female upperclassmen speakers talked very frankly about their mistakes as freshmen and offered their warm support to the assembled first-year women. The event seemed highly valuable, and I was left wondering why no similar opportunity existed specifically for first-year men.
Female Dartmouth students have access to more support than their male peers. Female advocacy groups at Dartmouth include Women in Business, the Society of Womens Engineers, Women in Leadership and the Women in Science Program, which provides faculty mentors and paid internships to freshmen women. Link Up pairs first-year women with senior mentors. Its unfair that men do not have similar opportunities for mentoring or support. . . .
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Whine, whine, whine. Set up similar programs for yourselves. I see the need for programs like this for both sexes, but I wonder if the students really listen to older mentors. Most college aged students think they know it all and consider those who try to mentor as dinosaurs.
Why aren't men offering these opportunities for younger men?
It's just like the complaints about how there aren't enough male teachers, Scout leaders, Sunday School teachers, neighborhood hobbyists, etc., for boys. I agree it's a problem. Where are the men stepping up to fill these roles?
If you (hypothetical American father) think that your sons are being shortchanged by feminism in society, what are you, personally, doing to fix it?
Female Dartmouth students have access to more support than their male peers.
I don’t see a problem here. Dartmouth is a liberal college and any man that wastes his time and money at this school is a putz.
Men are the preditors that women need support groups to contend with. Are you going to have support groups for men on how to rape and victimize young innocent girls? (very sarc)
What a tragedy!
Men don’t want to sit around and jabber in support groups. That’s a female thing.
We’re MEN, dammit! We don’t NEED it!
The college WANTS it too be unfair. The guys might not notice it, but they at least the women in charge get to THINK they are hurting the guys.
On the other hand, Dartmouth did invite Conan O’Brien to give one of the best commencement speeches ever: