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Heidi Matthews: Talk of toxic masculinity puts the blame in all the wrong places

Anti-toxic-masculinity activism is compatible with commitments to protect white female innocence at the cost of Black boys’ freedom.[…] It offloads onto individuals the responsibility for countering the real problems of wealth and power distribution that lie at the heart of gender inequity.

July 11, 2021 · 2 Comments

Joe Kadi: Musings about a Gender Transition

My dear friends, I am here to tell you that men do indeed talk in bathrooms and in changerooms.

May 2, 2021 · 7 Comments

Karima Sorel: What Would a White Woman Do?

While white women are protected and treated as the “weaker sex,” Black women have been cultivating a culture of matriarchal strength and endurance.

April 9, 2021 · 3 Comments

Will Fraker: Gender is Dead, Long Live Gender

Just what is ‘performativity’? Gender is burdened by a lot of adjectives these days. It’s non-binary, it’s fluid, it’s ‘over’. According to the American rapper Young Thug, an artist at … Continue reading

January 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Video: Andrea Gibson — Say Yes

. Andrea Gibson (born August 13, 1975) is an American poet and activist from Calais, Maine, who has lived in Boulder, Colorado since 1999. Gibson’s poetry focuses on gender norms, … Continue reading

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

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