Where are the Men?

I am attending an SEL convening in the beautiful city of Tamaya (Santa Ana), New Mexico. As I sit and listen to speech after speech on the need for students to find their voices, the victimization of black and brown women and the lack of sensitivity towards the LBGTQ+ communities, there is a voice that is eerily absent from the space. It is a voice that for a long time I did not even recognize was missing from the public square of conversation. Perhaps it is because my husband has a constant audience with me and I have the privilege [...]