Zach Stafford talks about the gender enforcement he’s experienced as a gay man.
The New York Times wishes to ask us all whether men are manly enough. It’s too bad that the NYT didn’t bother to ask me, because if they did I could have solved their problem really really quickly. 1) Do they identify as men? 2) If YES, then they are manly enough. 3 If NO, [...]
Thanks to Sociological Images, today we have a special holiday edition of Pictoral Evidence of Gender-Enforcement Against Men. Warning: lotsa pictures below the cut.
We’re all pretty hip around here, pretty into questioning gender programming and taking our own path, and I think we can forget that outside the Social Justice League, things are a lot uglier. Masculinity is conflated entirely with maleness for a lot of people, so that failure to be sufficiently masculine equals loss of one’s [...]