Feminist men?: examining men’s feminist self-identification, activism and the impact of language

  title={Feminist men?: examining men’s feminist self-identification, activism and the impact of language},
  author={Sarah E. Conlin and Martin Heesacker},
  journal={Journal of Gender Studies},
  pages={928 - 942}
Abstract Men’s participation is essential to achieving gender equality. This study addresses research gaps in the under-studied area of men’s participation in gender equality activism. We demonstrate, among an online sample of US men, (a) a strong, independent association (β = .60) between degree of feminist self-identification and reported activism for gender equality and (b) the importance of survey language in assessing activism, with men being more likely to report activism when the term… 
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