Gay Men and Toxic Masculinity: A Call for Resistance to Gender Conformity Enforcement

kh - pp - half man half woman deposit photo 11-3-18

Gay Men and Toxic Masculinity:  A Call for Resistance to Gender Conformity Enforcement As the founder and director of GayTherapyLA, a psychotherapy and coaching practice specializing in therapy for gay men and counseling for gay male couples (26 years), a theme that I see among clients from time to time includes the gay male client’s … Read moreGay Men and Toxic Masculinity: A Call for Resistance to Gender Conformity Enforcement

Everyone Line Up: Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl

One of the sound bytes I remember from my days in elementary school was the phrase, “Everyone line up: boy, girl, boy, girl!” For teachers and school administrators, this was an easy of way of doing crowd control for groups of rambunctious kids. But I remember this was also rife with very predictable, homophobic and sexist jokes, where someone inevitably would say, “Hey, [fill-in-the-blank], which are you?”

Read moreEveryone Line Up: Boy, Girl, Boy, Girl