masculinity

Leipsic comments prove hockey culture is still a work in progress

NHLer’s misogynistic comments show hockey, and sports culture, needs to change Unless you’re a diehard hockey fan, you probably had never heard of Brendan Leipsic until last month.  He was…

Gender and sex aren’t synonyms

It’s important that parents, caregivers, and educators have a basic understanding of the difference between terms such as “gender,” “sex,” “cis,” “trans,” “binary,” and “non-binary” in order to prevent bullying…

Portrayal of fragile masculinity makes ‘Moonlight’ mandatory viewing

Masculinity is a performance, and especially in the pressure cooker realities of rough communities, it can be deeply toxic and harmful. Stand, walk, run a certain way, don’t make certain…