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bkwelch

bkwelch has written 2 posts for Western Illinois University's Center for the Study of Masculinities and Men's Development

How to Construct the Perfect penis!

This post was originally at Sociology in Focus. The “perfect penis” recipe = 1 cup of history, 2 tablespoons of stereotype, a dash of Asian male emasculation, add a liberal helping of the fear of Black males. In this post, Bridget Welch sees how men in different racial groups measure up. WARNING: Untrue, offensive, and … Continue reading

Heteronormativity & My Son, The Equal Opportunity Flirt.

This is a blog post re-posted from SociologyInFocus “He’s such a flirt,” was a common refrain when my son would gummily smile up and giggle at the women who stopped to see him. And they did stop. In droves. Remember, I told youhow damn cute he was (is — thank you, see picture for exhibit A). … Continue reading