‘Your Whiteness is Toxic’ and Other WASPlaining

The privilege of white heterosexuals is something of a bubble, and Kara Post-Kennedy is about to burst.

Your Pocket-Guide Glossary for the Swinger-Open-Poly Life

Cooper S. Beckett’s legit(ish) glossary of all you ever wanted to know about Polyamory, Swinging, and much, much more…

Asexuals: Not Everyone Likes Sex

If sex without love exists, why can’t love without sex exist? It does, and it can, asserts one man who identifies as asexual.

Contesting the Transgender/Cisgender Binary

Maybe one day we will eventually dismantle the vertical line unencumbered by social taboos and cultural norms of gender.

Will Technology Make Us Gender Neutral?

Is technology really what it will take to make all genders equal?

6 Reasons Why Being Called “Cis” is Not Oppressive

James St. James challenges the notion that the term “cisgender” adds to divisions between people, and suggests the term can help encourage healing.

Dear cis Friend: Why Labeling Another Person cis is Wrong

Mark Greene believes that unless the term cisgender is used with care, it can do as much damage as good.

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

This is Real. Facebook Adds List of New Gender Options

Users asked. Facebook listened. They’ve added a customizable list of terms and pronouns for people to identify their gender.

When You’re an Ally Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Sam Killerman wrestles with the question of what to do when the people who you ally with throw sticks, and the people who hate them throw stones. Except those sticks and stones are words.

How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men

Michael Kimmel explains that if we want to help women achieve greater equality, we have to engage men.

Dominant Group Privilege: Contextual, Conditional, Intersectional

To fully understand privilege we must break through its hard outer shell.

“When you think about it, it does seem a little odd to associate testicles with courage.”

This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Are Husbands Really Assholes? Or Do Their Wives Just Think They Are?”

Queer Dictionary Revisited

HeatherN follows up on some hotly debated aspects of her Queer Dictionary, and shares what she’s learned from commenters.

“Trans man and trans woman are new-ish terms, but the trans community has spoken: a space is warranted.”

These are comments by jdlm11235 and Schala on the post “Spelling Queer with L, G, B, & T (and A, I, P…) Part 2”.

Men’s Studies: Teaching Masculinities in the Margins

Is masculinity really what we think it is? Kaelin Alexander tries to find an answer.

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