Charlotte Zolotow brought us the story of William’s Doll more than 40 years ago. JJ Vincent looks at how far we’ve come, and how far we have to go.
Gender & Sexuality
Marianne Cassidy thinks being a female nerd is trendy. Except when that’s all guys see in her.
A motorcycle ride toward a clearer destination called masculinity.
A second excerpt from Chapter Two in Noah Brand’s and Ozy Franz’s book about masculinity.
Emily Heist Moss prefers to look at the kindness of strangers rather than worry about men as sketchy stereotypes.
Curtis Smith takes us on a personal romp through the decades of the sexual revolution.
Grow up. It’s time to break free of negative gender stereotypes.
Despite parents of the you-can-be-anything-you-want persuasion, Emily Heist-Moss absorbed the misguided notion that math and science were not going to play a role in her future.
Before Tom Forrister transitioned to male, no one asked him to fix a broken car or a jammed printer. Now he’s the go-to guy.
Don’t swallow the toe!
Embed from Getty Images—The urge to procreate, now here’s a powerful energy. It’s in everything alive, irrepressibly pushing to become newer versions of Life. Nature’s desire brings our awareness to our bodies, our imaginations, other bodies. The push to connect, to make more life happens in everything from bugs to flowers to whales. Creation uses…
Consent and mutual respect of boundaries are not negotiable. Some songs push, or even erase, those boundaries.
Yashar Ali sees himself as equal parts Iranian and gay. But when forced to compartmentalize his sexuality, Yashar found his whole identity falling apart.
In Raymond Baxter’s Podcast Episode #4, he explores group dynamics, father figures, and ill-framed stereotypes.
The same man portrays two different sides of himself—an experiment testing the value of “masculinity.”
Kurt Bird knows very well about the scars that name-calling and verbal abuse leave behind.