Author Archives: Saned Diaz

Becoming a Man without toxic masculinity

Mora highlighted how ? experiencing ? see it as an ‼part of being a ?.Drawing from ? in their own ?, ? & the ? are also markers of an emerging ?. Though an ‼ aspect of ?  is ?, an interesting conversation about the homosocial aspects of proving your ? as a ? emerged last class. In this way, the ? in Mora’s study are showing off to the ? in their class but also seeking their friend’s ✅. Are the ? in this situation just another thing to check off the list of??  We also talked about the ? of ⚙ that are supposed to impress ? being ⚫ formulated by other?. How can one prove himself to be a ? without the⬇of?? Is it possible for these ? to be read as ⬆? w/o this aspect of??

Key

boy/s: ?

girl/s: ?

women: ?

puberty: ?

essential: ?‼

man/men/manhood/manliness: ?

 

protest masculinities: ?

communities: ?

objectification of women:  ?

hegemonic masculinity: ?

heterosexuality: ?

approval: ✅

dilemma: ?

activities: ⚙

entirely: ⚫

subordination: ⬇

growing: ⬆

young adults: ?

Black Motherhood

We spoke a lot in class last week about how the media portrays Serena Williams as ? and therefore inherently not a “real woman.” Serena’s recent major life milestones (? and ?) also connect to the compensatory aspect of femininity we saw in the female ? studied in the Adams, at el piece. How do we think seeing black women like Beyoncé and Serena Williams celebrating their ? publicly changes the historic perception of black women we learned about in ?? Beyoncé in particular got a lot of ⬇ press for seeming like she was showing off on ? with the arrival of her twins. Why was this seen as a negative thing in the first place? How is it ?to ? conversations around black ? ?

 

 

Key:

Masculine = ?

Marriage = ?

Pregnancy/ies = ?

Athletes = ?

Class = ?

Negative = ⬇

Instagram = ?

Beneficial = ?

Reframing = ?

Motherhood = ?