Category: Men’s Health

In His Own Words: Gendered Racism through the Lens of a Black Man

What is gendered racism? As a social epidemiologist drawing upon the literature, I would define gendered racism as a system—consisting of structures, policies, practices, and norms—that assigns value and determines opportunity based on a person’s gender and race. I would explain that gendered racism produces amplified experiences that are different from experiences of racism or Read More >

Posted on by Desmond Banks, MPH, PhDLeave a commentTags

Grandfathers / “Abuelos”

Grandfathers

Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day were officially celebrated in June, but as wives, daughters, and partners, every day we recognize the unique social, cultural, and economic challenges affecting men’s health and particularly men of color. I’m excited about the growing attention to men’s health as evidenced by the number of scientific journals devoted to Read More >

Posted on by Leandris C. Liburd, PhD, MPH, MA20 Comments