masculinity

Is Shaft Still the Icon of Blackness He Used to Be?: A Roundtable

Shaft’s back, y’all! The man with the greatest theme song in the history of movies returns to the big screen today. This latest installment follows…

Ruffles and Floral Shirts Won’t Fix ‘Toxic Masculinity’

As guests spilled onto the pink carpet at this year’s Met Gala, Twitter users live-tweeted the event with characteristic fawning over their favorite celebrities’ gowns….

When the Strong, Silent Type Finally Speaks

Today, I watched Special Counsel Robert Mueller announce his resignation and attempt to clarify his office’s report on Russian election interference. I was on the…

We Are the Sword Guys. This Is Our Tale of Woe.

Typically, Grandma Ruthie knocked it out of the park with her birthday gifts. She was the savvy city-dweller, a retired professor who watched South Park…