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When It Sucks To Be A Man

The Taxify driver was an Adonis – dark, lean muscled, well groomed. He smelled nice. He had an aristocratic mien that speaks of years in the embrace of authority. He was tempered and beautifully spoken. His phone kept ringing. He kept rejecting the call. I looked over at him. He ...

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RAPE AND THE PENIS ENTITLEMENT

“God gave men a penis and a brain, but unfortunately not enough blood supply to run both at the same time.” – Robin Williams. °°°° Yesterday, I stumbled upon some screenshots on a friend’s post, capturing a certain Twitter user’s rape experience. As usual, there were comments outrightly condemning rape ...

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Deconstructing The Storm Against Tiwa Savage

As a black man, I’ve always found it interesting going to websites like Stormfront, Breitbart and a few other White Supremacist sites. They – especially Stormfront – are so frank about their racism. It’s not accidental. It’s not something they’re apologetic for. The white race is superior to all other ...

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THE QUESTION OF WOMEN BEING THE WEAKER SEX

I am always amazed when people justify discrimination against women on the basis of strength. No sooner have you made a statement emphasizing the need for provision of equal playing fields for members of both sexes— equal opportunities in every sector of the economy for the male and female—than you’re ...

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MEN WILL NOT ALWAYS BE MEN

I was having a conversation with a few friends about sexual harassment, sexual violation, the rape culture and issues of abuse. We talked about cat-calling and those unwarranted touches that start at very tender ages especially for the girl child, and a young man who was there with us said, ...

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THE PROBLEM WE HAVE WITH UNDERSTANDING SEX

There is something fundamentally wrong – and using the word ‘wrong’ here doesn’t even describe it – but yes, there is something so deeply wrong with the way we groom both girls and boys to initiate/see sex. I followed a thread on twitter recently and it was sad to see ...

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THE OTHER SIDE OF HEALING

Growing up, some of us had things we kept in locked boxes. Things we pushed far away into the darkest parts of our minds. Hoping they’d never see the light. Some of us never healed from them. We still have trust issues. Some of us never talked about them. I ...

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‘It Is Men’s Responsibility To Fight Sexism.’ President Obama Writes Powerful Essay On Feminism

Originally published on glamour.com There are a lot of tough aspects to being President. But there are some perks too. Meeting extraordinary people across the country. Holding an office where you get to make a difference in the life of our nation. Air Force One. But perhaps the greatest unexpected ...

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Much Ado About My Article “HUSBANDS, SUBMIT TO YOUR WIVES”

I am grateful to be alive. I am also grateful to have a voice, one that I can lend to beautiful and worthy causes such as the betterment of the lives of our grandmothers, mothers, wives, sisters and daughters. My article which was ‘ingeniously’ titled ‘Husbands, Submit To Your Wives’ ...

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#KanyeAnalPlaylist: The Reasons A Man Liking Anal Play Doesn’t Make Him Gay

Originally published on madamenoire.com Listen, I’m not Team Kanye at all. I already told y’all that I think Amber Rose was well within her right to check him, considering the fact that he brought her son, Baby Bash, into the beef with him and her estranged husband Wiz Khalifa. And ...

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