Category: #gender

2019: WHAT WILL THE NEW YEAR COME OF MY BLOG

“Narrowing down the topics.” what’s to come The end of 2018 is just a week away. And I will be planning my blog for next year 2019. And for the coming year, I will be narrowing down the blog to 6 topics not 12… Continue Reading “2019: WHAT WILL THE NEW YEAR COME OF MY BLOG”

GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY

“Out ain’t easy.” gay under conservatism¬† In the Black community, we have long been so governed under the Christian faith that anything that goes against the grain has been ostracized. ¬†And the issue that falls under this topic would have to be gay relationships.… Continue Reading “GAY IN THE COMMUNITY: HARDSHIPS OF BEING GAY IN A TRADITIONAL BLACK COMMUNITY”

GENDER SWAP: HOW THE EXPECTATIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN CHANGES

“SHe-IM.” expectations As a man in society, I have always known from a young age that there are these expectations from us that are typically different than women. Funny because I was raised in a house with a mother and two sisters. You would… Continue Reading “GENDER SWAP: HOW THE EXPECTATIONS OF MEN AND WOMEN CHANGES”

RAPE CULTURE: IS THIS A REAL ISSUE?

“No still means yes, really?” against her will For eons, women have had to bare the grunt of being subjugated to sexual assault. Whether it’s on a job or even in their home lives; women have been targets for many sexual attacks. But what… Continue Reading “RAPE CULTURE: IS THIS A REAL ISSUE?”

APPROPRIATE DATING AGE: WHEN YOUTH IS ON TRIAL BASED ON THE GENDER OF THE ELDER

“Is age really only a number?” The above photo is a picture I found on the internet that shows what appears to be a much older woman hugged up with a younger man. And it has popped up on dating sites as well. So… Continue Reading “APPROPRIATE DATING AGE: WHEN YOUTH IS ON TRIAL BASED ON THE GENDER OF THE ELDER”

GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS

“Friendzone is a hard zone.” I was contributing to a discussion on a Facebook page of a woman I know who was having a hard time regarding finding male friends. And she was saying how it’s hard to have male friends because there is… Continue Reading “GENDER FRIENDSHIPS: CAN MEN AND WOMEN REALLY JUST BE FRIENDS”

REFLECTION: WHY SEEING SOMEONE SUCCEED WHO LOOKS LIKE YOU IS IMPORTANT

“They did it, so can I.” As an African American man, I was able to witness the election our nation’s first Black President of the United States. And what transpired following was a young generation of Black males and females that became interested in… Continue Reading “REFLECTION: WHY SEEING SOMEONE SUCCEED WHO LOOKS LIKE YOU IS IMPORTANT”

STOLEN AMBITION: WHAT IF THE WOMEN OF THE PAST COULD HAVE HAD THE OPTIONS OF TODAY

“What little they had made way for a lot today.” My mother was born in the year 1960, making her the last of the baby boom generation. This was the first generation where men were coming home from the war and suburbs were being… Continue Reading “STOLEN AMBITION: WHAT IF THE WOMEN OF THE PAST COULD HAVE HAD THE OPTIONS OF TODAY”

RAPE CULTURE: THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL OF HOLLYWOOD

“Who would have thought there is an actual culture behind it.” In the recent news, we have been hearing about all the sexual assault allegations directed at the Hollywood elite. Ranging from actors to top executives, all who have been accused and admitted to… Continue Reading “RAPE CULTURE: THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL OF HOLLYWOOD”

FEMININE PLIGHT: WHY IT’S HARDER FOR WOMEN TO FIND MARRIAGE THAN ME

“They need more than we do.” When seeking out a potential mate in a relationship, I am quite lucky to be a guy in society. As a man with two sisters, I can tell you first hand that the life of a woman is… Continue Reading “FEMININE PLIGHT: WHY IT’S HARDER FOR WOMEN TO FIND MARRIAGE THAN ME”