A talk with Tad Hargrave Part1: healing white masculinity and the intersection between personal and cultural attachment trauma

Context

This video is centered around healing white masculinity. Related to this, we both understand that it is a slippery slope when men (although I identify as non-binary) come together to speak about misogyny and feminism.

I also want to let the view know that I recognize that body-centred healing around cultural trauma is something that has been lead by queer folks, trans folks, and women of colour before me, and continue to be. So when I speak about the importance of white feminists as allies in healing white masculinity, I say this with the understanding that the foundation of this work is QTWOC and that I am a part of this trajectory. I realize that excerpts from chats like this don’t capture all of our understandings on these matters.

About Tad Hargrave

Tad runs marketingforhippies.com for work and write essays on racism and whiteness at http://healingfromwhiteness.blogspot.ca and https://www.facebook.com/DearWhiteMen. He currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta (traditionally known, in the local indigenous language of the Cree, as Amiskwaciy (Beaver Hill) and later Amiskwaciwaskihegan (Beaver Hill House)) and his ancestors come primarily from Scotland with some from the Ukraine as well.

Inspirations

“The opposite rape culture is nurturance culture” by Nora Samaran
https://norasamaran.com/2016/02/11/the-opposite-of-rape-culture-is-nurturance-culture-2/

Orphan Wisdom School / Stephen Jenkinson
https://orphanwisdom.com/

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If this post resonated with you and you are a white person I would like to invite you to learn more about the Authentic Allyship Coaching Group (for white people).

 

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