Welcome to Guyland

Great article HERE from the Fuller Youth Institute which asks the question, “What’s the deal with guys?”


The article quotes sociologist and gender studies expert Michael Kimmel:


Guyland is the world in which young men live.  It is both a stage of life, a liminal undefined time span between adolescence and adulthood that can often stretch for a decade or more, and a place, or rather, a bunch of places where guys gather to be guys with each other, unhassled by the demands of parents, girlfriends, jobs, kids, and the other nuisances of adult life.


Working with students I have seen this world, and yet despite the fact that I’m a card carrying member of Guyland I often have little clue how to engage it or even understand it.  Then article is helpful and brushing away the fog.


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