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.
Author Bruce Fabricant reminisces on his Little League play, while lamenting youth sports culture of today.
Not sure how to succeed in the single life? James Michael Sama has a few tips for you.
Using the challenging yet intensely musical ghazal form, Scott Wiggerman takes us inside the mind of a man questioning his relationship.
It might be useful to make an actual list. Then it might be useful to get rid of everything not on the list.
You’ve been there… you probably know it well.
Will it ever be safe to be an ethnic minority in a big US city or are we doomed to senseless police brutality for decades to come?
Singer and songwriter Ric Elias was in seat 1D on the U.S. Airways plane that belly-flopped into the Hudson. As the moment of truth approached, he remembered his most important job in life.
Zat Baraka learned the hard way that men often have no clue how to respectfully interact with women about their menstrual cycles.
Multi-tasking can lead to doing everything but what you intended. So how about single-tasking?
“If you can create a teamwork attitude towards meeting your common needs, there is the potential to strengthen your connection and save your relationship,” explains psychologist Sandy Peace.
Doyin Richards discusses his evolving life, his plans for the future, and shows us just how amazing and important change can be.
Report suggests ages 13-24 are higher risk periods for HIV infections
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.