Humanist Magazine Interview with IRMS Executive Director

Last week, The Humanist magazine published an interview with Institute for Research on Male Supremacism Executive Director Alex DiBranco. For the full interview, read here: https://thehumanist.com/features/interviews/exposing-and-challenging-male-supremacism-the-humanist-interview-with-alex-dibranco Excerpt from the interview: SH: Why is the mission of the IRMS so important at this moment in time? What makes it so relevant? AD: In 2018 there were two mass killings by men connected to the “incel” ideology in North America—incels being men who call themselves “involuntarily celibate” and consider…

Not Serious Enough: How We Approach Misogyny in 2019

From the release of Toronto mass killer Alek Minassian’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…