Jessica Roy flew to Detroit to attend the
International Conference on Men’s Issues, and while there was,
a “palpable distaste for women,” there was something
But what I didn’t expect was how it would make me feel: sad and angry and helpless and determined, all at the same time. Moreover, I didn’t expect to talk to so many men in genuine need of a movement that supports them, a movement that looks completely different from the one that had fomented online and was stoked by many who spoke at this three-day conference.