Georgetown Day School Summit on Sexual Assault and Consent Presents...

You Throw Like a Girl, the Blind Spot of Masculinity

A Conversation with Author, Speaker, Feminist, and Football

Hall-of-Famer, Don McPherson


GDS Director of Student Life and Wellness, Bobby Asher, and GDS Program Associate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, Guyton Matthews will engage Mr. McPherson in a lively discussion about male privilege, the myth of masculinity, men’s violence against women, media, and nurturing the future of aspirational masculinity.

Event Details


Thursday, November 19, 2020


7:00PM EST



This event will be conducted virtually. Please click here to register for the event and here for the official event invitation. We hope to see you there!


Don Mcpherson is a former NFL player and author of You Throw Like a Girl: The Blind Spot of Masculinity, which chronicles 36 years of harnessing the power and appeal of sport to address complex social issues and focuses on a quarter century of work on gender-based violence prevention. Throughout his vast career experience being an advocate focused on the issue of "men's violence against women," he has emerged as a national leader in the fight against sexual assault and domestic violence. We are so honored to have him as a guest and to be able to learn from his experience! You can learn more about him and his work by visiting this link.