U.S. Post-Election Commentary

IRMS experts comment in the aftermath of the election, from the role of masculinity in politics to the strategy behind GOP claims of voter fraud. Dr. Emily Carian: “Men’s concerns about their power and status shape the way they vote. In a previous study, my colleague Tagart Cain Sobotka and I tested the role that threat to men’s group position plays in support for political candidates. Just before the 2016 presidential election, we exposed men to (fabricated)…

Join Us on 3/26: Webinar on “The Red Pill” Ideology

The subreddit “The Red Pill” is perhaps the most famous alt-right forum for men’s “sexual strategy,” a strategy that opposes feminism by forging men into “alpha males.” PhD candidate Pierce Dignam and IRMS fellow Julia DeCook will host a webinar on 3/26 at 1pm EST.  Dignam will review his published research on the forum to shed some light on its origin, what its recent public emergence can tell us about gender inequality in the 21st…