Archive for the ‘Men, Generally Speaking’ Category

Feminism and Black Masculinity with @Omarwoodard (Weekly Periscope Chat)

How does the embrace of feminism, by Black people (women especially), intersect with Black masculinity? Special guest Omar Woodard joined me for a frank, lively discussion about the need for Black men to support feminism and for our communities to deconstruct toxic notions of masculinity. We also discuss poverty and domestic violence, as well as […]

#MasculinitySoFragile (Weekly Periscope Chat)


Weekly Periscope chat on the popular hashtag #MasculinitySoFragile and the ways in which violence against women is rooted in toxic notions of masculinity.  

Gentlemen’s Corner: Being Polyamorous Transformed Me

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Love is real. At a minimum it is something that people readily agree exists. I find love to be something that is transformative like the states of matter. I am polyamorous; meaning I have more than one intimate or romantic partner, and that is as transformative as it gets. The word polyamory means “many loves” […]

Does “Black Male Privilege” Exist? A Checklist


Of course it does, silly! lol I found this piece and thought it was an interesting checklist of indicators that Black Male Privilege exists. Some of the points and examples aren’t sex-positive (Ex: 15. I can purchase pornography that typically shows men defile women by the common practice of the “money shot.” and 26. When I consume […]

FJ on @nwapcast Episode 18– “New Black”, Ebola, #YouOKSis, and More


I was honored to join the brothers at Negroes With A Podcast for this episode. It was a lot of fun and the discussion was great. From their site: This week’s episode features @FeministaJones as a special guest podcaster. This week, @fivefifths discusses issues around Charles Barkley and his statements about Black success, @RealGoesRight connects these statements […]

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