Its my wedding day and I’m witnessing multiple miracles. For one thing my dad is in attendance. Growing up, he constantly pointed out how much I wasn’t like other boys and how problematic this was. As a child, I was informed early and often that to be gay was the worst “decision” anybody could make.… Read More »
Everyday all around me and in multiple formats, the world reminds me that I’m flawed and not a “real man”. Men who Resist Domination are often seen as weak, pussies, someone to trifle with. We are often seen as less of a threat to the world. For not upholding toxic and typical masculinity, we pay… Read More »
Whenever I have taught children, there has been an obsession with safety. This was a statement I made four years ago when I wrote an essay about people and their insane, irrational fear of being around children. Men need children. Children need men. While all men shouldn’t or have no desire to be around children,… Read More »
I write this essay as a direct response to all of the drama surrounding the belief, statistically factually proven or not, that the black folks in our great state of California overwhelmingly voted for Prop 8.