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Feeling (the) Moonlight

Moonlight is a movie about a boy growing up black and closetted queerness/asexuality. It’s about boyhood and masculinity in the US. It’s about kin, biological and found. It’s about love from unexpected places and people. It’s about overt violence and microaggressions in schools. [And the all-black world of the movie makes this a must see … Continue reading

Gender

Jeff Hearn Explains Understandings of Gender and Implications for Research

In this short video from GenPort, Jeff Hearn, gives a short introduction on the concept of gender. Hearn is a globally leading thinker on men and masculinities. He has been a regular visitor to South Africa since 1997, and worked with South African-based gender and masculinity researchers such David Blackbeard, Rachel Jewkes, Graham Lindegger, Robert Morrell, Kopano Ratele, and Tammy Shefer. An … Continue reading

Africa

African Psychologies for the World: Call for Papers for a Special Issue of Psychology in Society journal

Originally posted on African Psychology:
The journal PSYCHOLOGY IN SOCIETY (PINS) calls for articles for a Special Issue on “African Psychologies for the World.” The introductory paragraph of the call reads thus: “Contestations around what is African psychology and how psychologists might better theoretically situate themselves in African realities are not new. In his contribution to…

Boys / Gender / Girls / Inequality

South African researchers release a study on how South African families think about gender (in)equality at home

Here is a journal article on how South African parents and children talk about and do gender and gender equality at home. The researchers visited families to hear how parents and children talk with each about equality, masculinity and femininities. Parents were asked questions such as ‘Do you think there should be a difference in … Continue reading