Blacks / Masculinity / Men / Sexuality

“We Know What Love Is Because the Media Tells Us What It Is”

Mandisa Malinga attended the IX International Association for the Study of Sexuality, Culture and Society (IASSCS) Conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentia from 28 to 31 August 2013. The conference theme was “Sex and the Marketplace: What’s love got to do with it?”. She presented some of the work we have conducing on young black men … Continue reading

Gender / Masculinity / Men / Power / Sexuality / Violence / Women

“It Is Refusing To Have Sex , Not Consenting To It, That Has Put Me, And Many Others Women In The Dog-Box” by Jedi Ramalapa.

Here is a piece by Jedi Ramalapa from her blog “Between The Lines.” Read on without going into defensive mode.   “One in Three Men Rape… True or False?  I recently told a group of men standing around their outdoor fire this alarming statistic I found from reading a Report by the Medical Research Council of South … Continue reading

Gender / Men / Sexuality / Violence / Women

What Violent or Non-Coercive Sex Might Have To Do Or Not With Political Conspiracy in South Africa

 “A polity built on masculine sexual entitlement corrupts constitutional commitments to gender equality in a range of ways. Where sexual patronage is practised both in relation to hiring, as well as promotion, it denies opportunities to other worthy candidates and employees — female and male. It degrades women’s citizenship by reducing their status to that … Continue reading