If and when we want to have sex in such a way where we only think of our own wants and needs, we can always have that easily with masturbation. But once more than one person is involved in sex, more than one person needs to be seen, heard and considered.
Is it better to be a man or a woman when it comes to sexual pleasure?
Do you have to worry that simply by virtue of being a male person with a sexuality, you’ll abuse someone? No. Being a certain sex, having a certain gender or having a sexuality does not mean a person has any kind of innate predilection to abuse.
Gender and gender identity are complex and diverse: there’s not just one way of being a girl, being trans gender, and those also aren’t your only choices. So how do you figure out where you’re at when the little boxes don’t seem to fit?
As men and women move closer to equality, the traditional gender-inequality holdouts are positioning themselves as the ones who will “make men, men again.”
People are too often not as concerned as they should be about a partner’s readiness for sex, often assuming males are “always ready.” This pervasive double standard hurts both men and women.
The Family Research Council wants you to be manly. So the Values Voter Summit, the annual confab of ultra-conservative political and religious leaders, tried to be hip with a fundamentalist-inspired reenactment of “Mad Men.”
At the Men Can Stop Rape conference in DC, a 40% male participant group brainstormed on evolving masculinity, gender relations, re-examining marital rape, and innovations coming from the federal government.
Looks like feminism’s at a crossroads, and there’s a very surprising group that could hold the key to the future of the movement: men. (So does this mean I should go buy my goldfish a new bike?)
Jackson Katz, an internationally recognized educator on violence prevention among men and boys, asks why rape is a “women’s issue” when over 99 percent of rapes are perpetrated by men.