How movies teach manhood
When Colin Stokes’ 3-year-old son caught a glimpse of “Star Wars,” he was instantly obsessed. But what messages did he absorb from the sci-fi classic? Stokes asks for more movies that send positive messages to boys: that cooperation is heroic, and respecting women is as manly as defeating the villain.Colin Stokes is the Director of communications for the non-profit Citizen Schools, Colin Stokes thinks deeply about the media he shares with his two young children. This article is about Parenting
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