See Jane Salon – This Is Us? How TV Does and Doesn’t Get Men’s Caregiving

Geena Davis Institute and Equimundo

June 7, 2022
The Ebell of Los Angeles
743 S. Lucerne Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90005

We know that watching television isn’t mindless entertainment – it’s an important force for gender socialization. In particular, representations of caregiving in television programming impacts parents as well as children and adolescents by shaping expectations about caregiving and gender roles within families. This study draws attention to male caregiving representations and their social power to consider whether they reinforce and validate rigid models of male caregiving linked to unhealthy masculinity or afford men a roadmap toward “new fatherhood” and more balanced relationships with their partners and positive relationships with their children.

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Madeline Di Nonno
President and CEO, Geena Davis Institute

Geena Davis
Founder and Chair, Geena Davis Institute

Gary Barker
CEO and Co-Founder, Equimundo, Center for Masculinities and Social Justice

Meredith Conroy, Ph.D.
Vice President, Research and Insights, Geena Davis Institute

Ai-jen Poo
Founder and Executive Director, Caring Across Generations; President, National Domestic Workers Alliance

Jonny Gomez
Writer, This is Us

Allen Galeon
Caregiver; Worker Leader, Pilipino Workers Center; Former Care Fellow, Caring Across Generations

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