MENTORSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR RESEARCH ON MALE SUPREMACISM

In addition to our fellows program, the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) is accepting applications for emerging researchers on male supremacism who wish to participate in the institute’s mentorship program. IRMS is committed to exposing and challenging common narratives that provide shelter to male supremacist movements, advancing new theoretical understandings and practical analyses of contemporary threats, and providing resources for media and activists to improve their ability to challenge male supremacism and misogyny.…

Not Serious Enough: How We Approach Misogyny in 2019

From the release of Toronto van attacker’s police interview, to the U.S. Army warning of the potential for violence at Joker screenings, to Reddit’s decision to ban r/braincels for violating the platform’s new anti-harassment policy, the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) launches during a period of increased attention to the misogynist “involuntarily celibate,” or “incel,” movement. “Incel” is a term of self-identification used by men who believe that they have been unjustly denied…

Neo-Nazi Website Attacks Female Founder of Institute for Research on Male Supremacism

Daily Stormer’s Andrew Anglin identifies as “spiritual successor to [incel mass killer] Elliot Rodger” in screed against IRMS executive director and researcher Alex DiBranco BERKELEY, CA, October 3, 2019 — Two weeks prior to the official launch of the website for the Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS)–an organization dedicated to studying misogynist ideology, mobilization, and violence–executive director and founder Alex DiBranco was targeted by the Daily Stormer’s Andrew Anglin, a prominent neo-Nazi and…

CALL FOR FELLOWS

The newly launched Institute for Research on Male Supremacism (IRMS) is now accepting fellows applications. IRMS is committed to exposing and challenging common narratives that provide shelter to male supremacist movements, advancing new theoretical understandings and practical analyses of contemporary threats, and providing resources for media and activists to improve their ability to challenge male supremacism and misogyny. This opportunity is for those who are actively engaged in researching male supremacist groups; connections between male…