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Q&A with Dr. C.J. Pascoe
Q&A with Dr. C.J. Pascoe

Q&A with Dr. C.J. Pascoe

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microLECTURE: Bullying, Masculinity & The Spectre of the Fag

microLECTURE: Bullying, Masculinity & The Spectre of the Fag

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Interview with sociologist C. J. Pascoe

Interview with sociologist C. J. Pascoe

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Articles &                     Interviews

A conversation with author C.J. Pascoe

U.C. Press Blog, August 15, 2023

No homo, but Twitter agrees that “no homo” is ridiculous

Queerty, October 2, 2022

‘They think I'm his girlfriend’: People are blaming a random girl for Texas shooting

Vice, May 25, 2022

What Kamala Harris put up with

USA Today, October 9, 2022

Breakup, then breakdown: Men can crumble mentally when romance ends

Health Day February 14, 2022 

WallStreetBets is America

Vox, Feb 4, 2021

Does the F-Word being a ‘gamer word’ highlight streaming’s homophobia problem?

NME, December 10, 2021

Can straight guys joke about gay stuff without being homophobic?

Instinct Magazine, August 23, 2020 

In the United States, the quarrel of the two males

Le Monde, February 16, 2019 

Your ex sucks, but capitalism sucks more

The Nation, December 7, 2018

Have most men been in bar fights?

The Cut, October 10, 2018

Men should banish the phrase 'no homo' and hug more instead

Stuff Magazine, August 3, 2017

Men pay a steep price when it comes to masculinity

USA Today, March 31, 2017

The science of sexism: Why workplaces are so hard to change

Live Science, June 16, 2017

Sociology professor weighs in on boy scout's decision to welcome girls

KJZZ, October 20, 2017 

Men, women, and guns: Toxic masculinity in mass shootings

KPFA January 6, 2017

I fell for the cult of masculinity—and the myth that men are aggressive by nature

Quartz, November 10, 2017

If you're a good guy you can't possibly be a rapist

Mel Magazine, 2017

Why some men harass women

Newsweek, October 14, 2016 

Why nerds are so sexist

Vice, April 13, 2016

Gender and Social Justice: A conversation with C.J. Pascoe

Journal of Critical Thought and Praxis Volume 4, Issue 2, 2015, Article 2

Why do men use the word "fag?"

Attn:, November 8, 2015


What about the guys who do fit the 'gay stereotype'?

The Atlantic, May 31, 2013

Shooting sprees start with women

Salon, January 21, 2013

Why we ievel in others' humiliation

Talk of the Nation, August 1, 2011

The Feministing Five: CJ Pascoe

Feministing 2011

How social networking influences coming out

Wall Street Journal, September 30, 2010

Public humiliation: It's not the web, it's us

NPR, October 2, 2010

Which is epidemic -- sexting or worrying about it?

Wall Street Journal April 8, 2009

Dude, you've got problems

New York Times, April 16, 2009

Answering parents' MySpace questions

NBC News, May 15, 2008

Mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be Luddites

Toronto Globe and Mail, November 25, 2008

Growing up online 

Frontline, July 17, 2007

Podcasts &             Documentaries

Beyond Men & Masculinity

What is the link between shame and male violence? Why do we find it hard to value kindness and compassion in men? What role do women play in defining what is expected from men and masculinity? Now more than ever, we need answers to these uncomfortable questions. From the therapy room to the political battlefield, it’s clear the appetite to look beyond traditional gender norms is growing. This film instigates the conversations we need to be having in every aspect of society if we want to facilitate real change.

The Empathy Gap

In The Bro Code and Generation M, filmmaker Thomas Keith examined how American culture bombards young men with sexist and misogynistic messages. In The Empathy Gap, he looks more closely at the ways these messages short-circuit men's ability to empathize with women, respect them as equals, and take feminism seriously.

Frontline: Growing Up Online

FRONTLINE peers inside the world of a cyber-savvy generation through the eyes of teens and their parents, who often find themselves on opposite sides of a new digital divide. A generation with a radically different notion of privacy and personal space, today’s adolescents are grappling with issues their parents never had to deal with: from cyber bullying to instant “Internet fame,” to the specter of online sexual predators.

Trained in the Ways of Men

Trained in the Ways of Men is an exploration of the provocative complexities of gender identity; what does it mean to be a man or a woman? Director Shelly Prevost scrupulously examines the murder trial and provides numerous interviews with Gwen Araujo's mother Sylvia and the attorneys involved in the case. Trained in the Ways of Men ultimately encourages us to turn the camera on ourselves and unearth our own buried prejudices and fears.

Modern Manhood Podcast

You know the famous saying about heroes? That you’re not supposed to meet them? Because they invariably let you down. Well I’m sorry this is not one of those stories. CJ Pascoe is one of my academic heroes. She has written or been a part of two of the most influential texts about masculinity I have ever read: “Dude You’re a F*g” and “Exploring Masculinities.” She also has been a part of writing "HOMAGO" which to me is a real influential text understanding how teens use technology. Today it's all about her and her studies, expertise, and journey listening and studying boys.

Give Methods a Chance Podcast

In this episode, C.J. Pascoe, Associate Professor of Sociology at the University of Oregon, joins us to discuss the ethnographic research she conducted for her award-winning book, Dude, You’re a Fag: Masculinity and Sexuality in High School. We discuss the joys of being an ethnographer, the difficulties of accessing youth culture, and how entering the school allowed C.J. a more nuanced understanding of contemporary masculinity.

Gender & Society: Good Guys Don't Rape

Authors C.J. Pascoe and Jocelyn Hollander discuss their article published in the February 2016 issue of Gender & Society, "Good Guys Don't Rape: Gender, Domination, and Mobilizing Rape."

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