masculinity

 
Exposing a culture’s wounds
Exposing a culture’s wounds
More than being just an expository foray into a culture’s sacred rites and rituals, award-winning South African film Inxeba — The...
Questions we should be asking ourselves
Questions we should be asking ourselves
The following questions were created for workshops exploring sexuality, power and consent, sensuality and desire. Implicit in this exploration is...
Bridging the gap between ‘academese’ and our mother tongues
Bridging the gap between ‘academese’ and our mother tongues
For these young Batswana feminists, the academic terminology that has been popularised in online-driven social activism is useful but limited....
Beware of the progressive patriarch
Beware of the progressive patriarch
We all know them. We may be some of them. Self-proclaimed “real men”.
In whose shadow will my boy be grown?
In whose shadow will my boy be grown?
Like most of us, I have been institutionalised, one way or the other, for most of my life. In my first year of Catholic boarding school (in...
The war at home
The war at home
In 2007, a then little-known Kenyan man, Nderitu Njoka, announced that he would be launching a non-governmental 0rganisation called Maendeleo ya...
What will save us?
What will save us?
In her poem from, Nayyirah Waheed asks: what/ massacre/ happens to my son/ between/ him/ living within my skin/…/ and/ his soft...
If we are going to fight back, we can’t use men’s tools
If we are going to fight back, we can’t use men’s tools
"You can’t shame people into changing their behaviour.” Academic and author Brené Brown said these words in an interview in 2012.
Morph your cucumber and win some gin
Morph your cucumber and win some gin
THE FIFTH COLUMNI got an email from Ster-Kinekor recently that made me feel a little unclean. I think it was meant to make me feel bigger,...
Emancipation, not emasculation
Emancipation, not emasculation
The author Matt Haig found himself crucified online after suggesting that his next nonfiction title could be a book tackling masculinity.

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