South Pasadena High School Parent Teachers Association Presents “Tough Guise 2 – Violence, Manhood & American Culture”

The community is invited to the screening and community discussion of the documentary “Tough Guise 2 – Violence, Manhood & American Culture” on Thursday, November 6, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at South Pasadena High School.

This documentary, by Dr. Jackson Katz, addresses societal pressures, expectations and media skewed views of gender stereotypes. It ties in the history of how men and boys have been portrayed in movies and on T.V. with current examples of video games and contemporary films. It also examines the language we use to describe what it means to be “a man” and how semantics feed into the perpetuating of stereotypes.

From 8:00 – 9:00 pm there will be a community discussion with the filmmaker, Dr. Jackson Katz.

The film is not recommended for children under 13 (parental discretion is advised – some profanity and graphic imagery).

South Pasadena High School is located at 1401 Fremont Ave., in South Pasadena.

This event is sponsored by the City of South Pasadena, South Pasadena High School and South Pasadena’s Police Officers’ Association with special thanks to Healthy South Pasadena, SPHS PTSA, The Place and Mom’s for Community.

About the SPHS PTSA

SPHS PTSA main job is to help nurture the connection between home, school and the community. It is a diverse, passionate group that works to make sure the students have the opportunity to be successful, its teachers and staff feel supported and parents stay connected. Come and join SPHS PTA’s monthly meetings and learn how one can help make a difference at SPHS! For more information, email or like their Facebook Page at


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