Archive | November, 2011

Why are penises so frightening?

I recently read an article on Michael Fassbender’s new film Shame – about a sex addict named Brandon and his downward spiral into guilt, helplessness and shame brought on by previous emotional scarring. Apparently the film’s portrayal of sex addiction (I haven’t see the film yet) is realistic and focuses not so much on addiction to sex, but […]

Sadness and Longing

I’ve often thought about what is masculinity. I’m clear that it has absolutely nothing to do with anatomy. I’m feeling more and more that it has to do with what we learn as boys. I recently saw a survey that asked 100 adult men at random if they felt like an adult male inside. Only […]

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