Jackson Katz

Militant + Expert + Film Maker
Born May 7, 1960

Jackson T. Katz is an anti-sexist activist and expert on violence, media and masculinities. An author, filmmaker, educator and social theorist, Katz has worked in gender violence prevention work with diverse groups of men and boys in sports culture and the military, and has pioneered work in critical media literacy.… Read More

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    Nfl In L.A.? We Don't Need The Headaches
    Huffington Post - Jan 30, 2015
  • Gary Lee Littrell Command Sergeant Major U.S.Army Commitment, Integrity, Courage
    Hawaii Reporter - Sep 28, 2014
  • Senator Mobina Jaffer: Violence Against Women: It's A Men's Issue
    Huffington Post - Aug 29, 2013
  • The 20 Online Talks That Could Change Your Life
    Guardian (UK) - Aug 27, 2013


Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Jackson Katz.


1960 Birth Born on May 7, 1960.


1988 28 Years Old From 1988 to 1998, Katz oversaw Real Men, a grass-roots organization against sexism in Boston.


1993 33 Years Old 1 More Event
Katz co-founded Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) in 1993 at Northeastern University's Center for the Study of Sport in Society. … Read More


2008 48 Years Old 1 More Event
In an article about the Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton race for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2008, Katz responded to pundits and other political observers who decried the media focus on race and gender when other crucial issues loomed. "Presidential elections are always about race and gender. … Read More
2009 49 Years Old In 2009, after an alleged gang rape in Richmond, California where two dozen teenagers watched and did nothing, Newsweek online reported that, "a small but growing group of educators is trying to bring what's called 'bystander education' to American schools. … Read More


2016 56 Years Old Man Enough?: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton, and the Politics of Presidential Masculinity Paperback – Mar 15 2016 … Read More
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