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Beyond Masculinity is a collection of 20 original essays written and recorded by a diverse group of queer male writers and thinkers. Topics include: gender and sexual identities, race and ethnicity, religion, feminism, and politics. Log on to our website to comment on these essays, download written versions of them, or to find more essays like these.

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Beyond Masculinity is a collection of 20 original essays written and recorded by a diverse group of queer male writers and thinkers. Topics include: gender and sexual identities, race and ethnicity, religion, feminism, and politics. Log on to our website to comment on these essays, download written versions of them, or to find more essays like these.

    Gays and the Gaze: Notes from a Gay American Exchange Student in Paris

    Gays and the Gaze: Notes from a Gay American Exchange Student in Paris

    An American exchange student in Paris describes his experiences as a gay Pakistani male in Paris. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 22 min
    Back Into the Future: Transphobia is My Issue Too!

    Back Into the Future: Transphobia is My Issue Too!

    In this impassioned plea for a broader vision of LGBT politics, Warren Blumenfeld links homophobia and transgender rights in his telling of his experience growing up effeminate. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 24 min
    Queer Liberation? No Thanks, We'll Pass

    Queer Liberation? No Thanks, We'll Pass

    Is gay male culture like high school all over again? Brent Calderwood dissects masculinity and gay male desire in this essay. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 16 min
    Tarheels and Transfags: On Not Identifying as a Man

    Tarheels and Transfags: On Not Identifying as a Man

    Can you be a transsexual who doesn't identify as a man or woman? Joshua Bastian Cole shares his experiences transitioning for female to male, and finally to a happy medium. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 27 min
    A Single Problem (Or, How to Love the Single Life)

    A Single Problem (Or, How to Love the Single Life)

    Jason Dilts dishes about his experiences looking for companionship in the gay world -- and finding comfort and pride in being single. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 22 min
    Shaking Our Shells: Cherokee Two-Spirits Rebalancing the World

    Shaking Our Shells: Cherokee Two-Spirits Rebalancing the World

    Native American scholar Qwo-Li Driskill eloquently speaks of the need for Two-Spirit identified Native Americans to reclaim their history and to promote social justice today. This is an original work included in anthology of queer men's essays on gender and politics, "Beyond Masculinity." You can find the essays online at http://www.beyondmasculinity.com/.

    • 36 min

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