Lust is historically accepted as the insatiable craving for sexual pleasures [hell of a beast!] one we best associate with serpentine imagery; a kind of sensual serpent with a knowing secret smile, eternally persistent. Lust is deliberate never accidental. If we accept this idea of Lust as represented as a serpent then it would follow...
So telling a male to man up is at most useless. The only way you can get him to man up is to stop mothering him/being the man. If he WANTS to be a MAN he will step up to the Masculine role
These were the last few lines of the rape campaign ad that featured Charlize Theron some years ago. Today, rape is back in the news and many women are lamenting these same sentiments. Questions are being asked, where are men in all of this rape pandemonium? Why are they not saying anything? Why aren’t they...
They are happy
He makes her sandwiches
She gets to smell his crisp scent, of nourishing nothingness
He gives her neck-kisses in the morning, tells her she is loved, he loves her and wishes her a great day
She gets to take him in
Dear Black Men: We love you; we need you. We know that it’s not easy to be a man. It’s not easy to be a woman, either; to be educated, career focussed, wanting to grow in love; be the other half that supports a family, supports a home. But we don’t know what it’s like...
There is a lot that can be said about the negative impact of patriarchy within our society. Much of this will hinge on the effects that how men abuse their strength
We need to talk. We need to talk about why we live in a society that lives in fear of the actions of misguided men. We need to look at what we have been teaching our boys that brought us here
I put the term ‘single father’ inside quotation marks because the concept of single parenting is not as clean-cut as we often think.
It's hard to be a man and when I say this I don’t mean to compare it to being a woman
I read a letter that a friend sent me the other day that spoke to so many truths and anxieties that I identify with when it comes to matters of the heart.