01st Sep
Xango – Shango – Chango: "African God of Fire, Lightning, and Thunder Represents Male Power and Sexuality"

A God of Male Power and Sexuality?

Shango takes many forms in indigenous West Africa and in the African diaspora, many of them highly masculinized.

22nd Aug

How Did Native Warriors Fight Captain Cook?

The great Marshall Sahlins published Islands of History in 1985 exploring, among other thing, native warriors and their response to Captain Cook.

14th Aug

Hawaiian Masculinity

This journey marks my first visit to the islands of Hawai'i and my third to the islands of the Pacific.

30th Jul

Got Masculinity?

‘Men and masculinity are in crisis.’ Oft heard since the 1960s, such alarmism is rising again in light of deepening political and economic instability in the US.

24th Jun

Idea ➤ Radical Masculinity

Radical masculinity can generate revolutionary political action. Therein lies its promise and its danger.

17th Jun

Idea ➤ Ancient Matriarchy

Ancient matriarchy interested French feminists like Simone de Beauvoir, Julia Kristeva, and Luce Irigaray

18th May

Idea ➤ Phallus vs. Penis

How are we to understand the Phallus?