June '04

Menstuff® list of local men's events and conferences happening during June.


AU - Australia, CA - Canada, GB - England, FR-France, NZ - New Zeland, GB - United Kingdom **

June is International Men's Month. Each day at "Today" on our home page, we will be presenting information on a different men's issue. The issue changes each day at midnight, so check in to learn more about "Men's Issues" and men's lives. We will also have a Book of the Day concerning that issue. This might be the perfect time to sign up for our free newsletter which will bring all of this to you each morning. Spread the word and let everyone in your address book know.

Jun 1-30 - International Men's Month - See List of Men's Issues & Book of the Day
June 1 - Affirmations - What There is to Love About A Man, Rachel Snyder, Sourcebooks
June 2 - Awareness - Second Innocence: Rediscovering joy and wonder, a guide to renewal in work, relationships and daily life, John Izzo
June 3 - Sex Roles, Social Theory - Y: The descent of men, revealing the mysteries of maleness, Steve Jones
June 4 - Culture, humor, the media, music, poetry, writings - One World, One Heart, Susan Polis Schutz, Free

CA, Jun 4-7 - Healing the Mother Wound for men only, Middletown
June 5 - Men's Lives - Another Shot: How I relived my life in less than a year, Joe Kita
June 6 - Isolation, Intimacy -Understanding the Tin Man: Why so many men avoid intimacy, William July II, Broadway Books
Jun 7 - Homophobia, Gay Issues - Community Oragnizing Against Homophobia and Heterosexism: The world through rainbow-colored glasses, Samantha Wehbi
June 8 - Abuse - sexual, physical, emotional, psychological, spiritual - The Insiders: A man's recovery from traumatic childhood abuse, Robert Blackburn Knight with Mark Falstein
June 9 - Violence - plus largest resource of alternatives to violence for male and female perpetrators - Terms of Enforcement: Making men pay for what they've done. America's campaign against facts and evidence in the name of justice, Steven S. Richmond
June 10 - CrimePrison - Serving Time, Serving Others: Acts of kindness by inmates, prison staff, victims and volunteers, Tom and Laura Lagana
June 11 - Addiction & Recovery - Sex, Drugs, Gambling & Chocolate: A workbook for overcoming addictions, A. Thomas Horvath
June 12 - Environmental Responsibility - Our Final Hour: A scientist's warning, Martin Rees
June 13 - Multicultural - Nigger: The strange career of a troublesome word, Randall Kennedy
CAN June 14 - Men's Health Forum, Toronto, Canada
June 14 - Men's Physical Health - men out-die women in all 10 leading causes of death (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW) - Breakthrough Health: 167 up-to-the-minute medical discoveries, treatments and cures that can save your life, Dr. Isadore Rosenfeld
June 15 - Men's Sexual Health (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW) - No More Clueless Sex: Ten secrets to a sex life that works for both of you, Gail Elizabeth and Lewis Wyatt
June 16 - Men's Spiritual Health (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW ) - There Must Be More than This: Finding more lilfe, love and meaning by overcoming your soft addictions, Judith Wright
June 17 - Men's Mental Health (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW) - Fears of Your Life, Michael Bernard Loggins
June 18 - Men's Emotional Health (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW ) - Nothing's Wrong: A man's guide to managing his feelings, David Kundtz
June 19 - Vigil for lost fathers; night of mourning and healing (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW ) - 25 Secrets of Emotionally Intelligent Fathers, Mark Brandenburg
June 20 - Father's Day (Men's Health Week - US/CAN/UK/NSW ) - Real Fatherhood: The path of lyrical parenting, Bob Kamm
June 21 - International Take Your Kids to Work Week one day this week - Dads and Daughters: How to inspire, understand and support your daughter when she's growing up so fast, Joe Kelly
June 22 - Fathering - Daddy Daughter Dinner Dance: A father's steps to a blended family that really works, Bill Quateman & India
June 23 - Fathers, Single Fathers, Step-Fathers, Gay Fathers, Fathers & Daughters, Fathers & Sons - Embracing Your Father: How to build the relationship you've always wanted with your dad, Linda Nielsen
June 24 - Mentoring & Initiation - The Elder Within: The source of mature masculinity, Terry Jones
June 25 - Relationships - Reconciling Relationships and Preserving the Family Business: Tools for success, Ruth McClendon & Leslie B. Kadis
June 26 - Divorce and Custody - Divorce, Annulments, and the Catholic, Church: Healing or hurtful?, Richard J. Jenks
MI, Jun 26-27, Men’s Weekend Retreat, Kalamazoo
June 27 - Circumcision - What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Circumcision: Untold facts on America's most widely performed - and most unnecessary - surgery, Paul M Fleiss, Frederick M. Hodges
June 28 - Aging, transition & death - Fighting Cancer from Within: How to use the power of your mind for healing, Martin L. Rossman
June 29 - The Five Major Men's Movements - Mythopoetic Perspectives of Men's Healing Work: An anthology for therapists and others, Edward Read Barton, Bergin & Garvey
June 30 - Responsibility - Wowisms: Words of wisdom for dreamers and doers, Ron Rubin and Stuart Avery Gold

June is Adopt-A-Shelter Cat; Cancer from the Sun; Children's Awareness; Entrepreneurs "Do It Yourself" Marketing; Fireworks Safety; *Gay & Lesbian Pride Coming Out Month - Time to celebrate all forms of love and family; International People Skills; National Bless-a-Child; National Burglary Prevention; National Rivers; National Safety; National Scleroderma Awareness; Rebuild Your Life; Student Safety; Vision Research and National Headache Awareness Month.

These dates are from 2003 and may change in 2004: May 14-Jun 18: National Family Month. Week of June 1-7: International Volunteers; Stepparents Week. June 2-9: National Homeownership Week. June 2-10: National Fishing Week. June 3-9: Black Single Parents, National Hug Holiday, *Small Business Week. June 7-14: Nurses Assistants Day and Week. June 10-16: *National Flag Week. June 11-17:  Meet a Mate, *National Little League Baseball; National Men's Health Week in the U.S. and Canada. June 13-20: National Hermit Week. June 17-23: National Forgiveness; Universal Father's Week. June 17-24: Amateur Radio Week. June 18-22:  Take Your Pet to Work Week. June 24-30: Carpenter Any Awareness; Helen Keller Deaf-Blindness Awareness Week. June 27 - July 4: Special Recreation Week. June 1: National New Year's Resolution Recommitment; Stand for Children Day that encourages individuals to improve children's lives. www.stand.org. June 1-2 Donut; Partner's Day - Day to give thanks to your spouse/partner for precious love shared. June 2: Mindfulness; National Trails Day; June 3Children's Awareness, June 4: United Nationals International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression. June 5: Alternative Officing, National Family, United Nations World Environment Day - Day to mourn the harm done to the earth (past and present), make reparation and celebrate its beauty. June 9: Take a Kid Fishing Weekend. June 10: Abused Women and Children's Awareness Day; Alcoholics Anonymous founded. Children's Sunday. June 11:  Race Unity Day. June 14: *Flag Day,  Family History; Sustainable Development Day - Day the world's nations committed to sustainable development (1992). June 15: Magna Carta Day. June 16: *Father's Day, Family Awareness, United Nations World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, Join Hands Day. June 19: National Splurge; Still Need to Do; World Sauntering Day. June 20:  World Juggling; Toad Hollow Day of Thank You. June 21:  Baby Boomers Recognition Day. June 23: Let It Go Day. June 24: Celebration of the Senses; America's Kids Day. June 26: UN International Day in Support of Victims of Torture; United Nations International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking; National Columnist's Day. June 27: National HIV Testing; Special Recreation for Disabled, Decide to Be Married Day. June 28: Stonewall Riots - (1969), day to mourn victims of homophobia (past and present), make peace, and celebrate lesbian and gay empowerment. June 29: Peter & Paul Day. June 30: Descendants Day.

* Means a Presidential Proclamation has been made.

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Men are so competitive that we even "out-die" women in all 15 of the major causes of death in the U.S. Most of these deaths are preventable with a positive change in life-style, eating habits, and/or general health care. Let's not strive so hard to hold on to this record. See what you can change now to live a healthier life.

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Clad in tight, beaded corsets that indicate their position in the age set system, two Dinka friends walk among the herd. First fitted at puberty, the color-coded corsets are everyday wear for most Dinka males. They are sewn in place and removed only when the wearer is promoted to a new age set. The red-and-blue corset on the right is worn by men of fifteen to twenty-five years of age, and the yellow-and-blue by those over thirty, indicating that the wearer is ready for marriage. Each Dinka herder is named after his "namesake ox," which he receives at puberty and adopts as a soulmate for life. Sudan. Men of the African Ark calendar, Pomegranate


State codes appear to the far left of the first line of each listing. If there is an event in the state this month, a click on the state code will bring up the first one. You will have to scroll down from there to see if there are other events in your state during the month. Using our internal search engine in the left sidebar will bring up everything with the state code, including events and even your state representatives. Click on where it says "Men's Events - (the month). When it brings up the month, click on the state code. If you would like more information about an event, click on the title and it will provide what we have. See Men's Councils and Other Organizations that have regular monthly meetings. All events presumed Men Only unless noted with a W&M. +R&B = + room & meals. +B = + meals.

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