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.
Thursday, November 19, 2020
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT OUR GUEST SPEAKER...
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.