Femphobia

Tituss Burgess Wants Gay Guys to Stop Shaming Their Feminine Peers!
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Femphobia

Tituss Burgess Wants Gay Guys to Stop Shaming Their Feminine Peers!

Tituss Burgess is breaking new ground as the lovable character of “Titus Andromedon,” an immediate favorite in the show Unbreakable Kimmy Shmidt. As an aspiring theatre performer, Andromedon is eccentric, talented and driven to succeed. Burgess, who is already a well-established Broadway performer, knows exactly how to channel his character’s soul. “I knew exactly who we […]

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5 Signs You’re Femphobic & Don’t Realize It
Culture And Lifestyle
Femphobia

5 Signs You’re Femphobic & Don’t Realize It

Homophobia doesn’t end when you come out of the closet. It’s a strain of poison that sticks with us for as long as we allow it. While it’s easy for gay guys to point to the world and cry “homophobe,” it’s time we turn a spotlight on ourselves. We’ve become our worst enemy. To make […]

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Parents: Stop Forcing Your Sons to be Masculine
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Femphobia

Parents: Stop Forcing Your Sons to be Masculine

When I was five, my mom decided it was time for me to go hunting. Perhaps the gun and cowboy boots would knock some machismo into her Barbie-carrying, Madonna-loving, Disney-obsessed son (it didn’t). I don’t remember a time in my childhood when I didn’t walk on eggshells. My town inhabited the manliest of guys: from football quarterbacks […]

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I’m Neither Masculine or Feminine – I am ME
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I’m Neither Masculine or Feminine – I am ME

Our culture loves categories, but what happens when you don’t fit into any of them? Labels scare the bejesus out of me: “masculine,” “feminine,” “queer,” “flamer.” The rhetoric some people are so used to saying out loud makes my skin crawl. For others labels can be gratifying or encouraging, but for me it seems to limit my […]

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