Robert Reece has found that ignoring the Man Code has improved his life enormously.
Robert Reece is from Leland, MS and received his BA and MA degrees from The University of Mississippi. He is now a PhD student in sociology at Duke University where he studies race and racism and contracts as a NPO researcher. He blogs at Still Furious and Still Brave and tweets at @PhuzzieSlippers.
Robert Reece quit looking for his roots in distant lands that have not affected him so deeply as the history, culture, and people of Mississippi.
White women assuming sexual power over black men is not a new story, says Robert Reece, of news that Danny Brown received unwanted oral sex on stage.
As buzz builds about 4 NFL players coming out, Robert Reece speculates on what it will mean for them personally and for the hyper-masculine league they play in.
That most masculine of subcultures, the world of hip hop, ironically provides an acceptable outlet for men to express platonic affection for one another: through rap lyrics.
Sexual instruction manuals perpetuate the notion that, despite the apparent diversity of ways to have sex, there’s just one right way for men to be lovers.
Though the fear of black men by white people is based on racist stereotypes, black women’s fear is rooted in a lifetime of experience.
And as a man, I don’t want to burden others, so I say ‘I’m good’ when asked. Here’s why we need to break this unhealthy habit.
It sounds like a mom-only arena, the world of breastfeeding, but there’s a lot that dad can do to help with this important, special and sometimes exhausting activity.
Ignorance is not an excuse for rape.
The brief amount of time I spent in New Orleans leaves me ill-equipped to understand everything that makes it an amazing place.
Training more people nationwide to recognize the signs of mental illness is important and could prevent future tragedies.
We learn to talk as children but learning to communicate with our own children can take a lifetime.
I remember how foolish I felt when I was pleading with my Ex–to no avail–to make an effort and give the relationship another chance. Now she wants me back.
Hint, men: “Avoid weirdness in your zone.”
By deferring decisions to poorly understood algorithms, industry professionals effectively shed accountability for any negative effects of their code.
Words like “secular” and “religious” aren’t particularly useful when health-nuts and fundamentalists start seeing eye-to-eye.
The blooming of the Great Willowherb marks a seasonal crossing point here in Andalucia.
Black lives remain largely disposable sixty years after Emmit Till’s death and a decade since the government’s lackadaisical response to Hurricane Katrina. — America today, as it does every year on August 28th, has no[Read More…]
Active families need active solutions to the inevitable encounters with poison ivy.
Jed Diamond can’t think of anything more important for the peace and well-being of the world than deepening the dialogue of what it means to be a good man.