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Liberating Masculinities – Free Book

Liberating Masculinities, by Kopano Ratele, is finally free. Yes. mahala. Tu tjia. Thank god for free books. As far as I am concerned, books by academics, who are paid to write books, should be free. Or dirt cheap. That’s the attractive thing about HSRC Press. Free downloads. So, then, liberate masculinities. Share the book. Read … Continue reading

African / Blacks / Fatherhood / Uncategorized

Telling the Untold Stories of Black Fatherhood with Sensitivity

It never ends. Thinking about manhood. Finding a way to think about black manhood. Trying to understand how a man understand being a black father. If you believe that all men are then same, then there is nothing to understand: all men are dogs. But if you think every man and every woman has a story to tell it … Continue reading


The International Conference on Masculinities: Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality

On March 6-8, 2015, the Center for the Study of Men and Masculinities (CSMM) will host the International Conference on Masculinities: Engaging Men and Boys for Gender Equality, in New York City. The Conference is timed to immediately precede the meeting of the Commission of the Status of Women (CSW) at the United Nations, Twenty … Continue reading


Why it’s More Than Okay to be With a Woman Who Makes More Money Than You

Guys … there’s no reason to be embarrassed. If anything, you should be extra proud. Here’s why. — Times are a changing – finally. Slowly changing… but changing nonetheless. It’s entirely fathomable that women may one day soon be treated as equals. Imagine that… what a different world it would be. Continue reading