Men are the number one perpetrators of gender-based violence towards…themselves. In a society (and I’m using the term quite broadly here) which places the utmost value on the display of ultra masculine traits such as being aggressive and being in control of one’s non-existent emotions (read apathetic) at all times, men are constantly policing their […]Read more "Of Masculinity and Men"
My mother and I are seated in our living room. She’s watching television and my attention is solely directed towards my cellphone and the multiple conversations I’m currently juggling. She asks… “I don’t get it. Is it easier to fall in love with a man or a woman?” It’s a trap and I know it; […]Read more "Acts of Acceptance: The Trials of a Transgender Teen and His Mom"
Well hello again. So nice of you to join me here 🙂 In my first blog post I introduced myself as a transgender man named Kleos. Now if you were previously uninformed as to the meaning of “transgender” and subsequently did your research, great job; if not, fret not, I’ll give you a primer on gender […]Read more "Gender and Sexuality 101"