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Martyn Reyes

Martyn Reyes is a Sydney-based Filipino-Australian writer, radio producer and presenter. You can catch him presenting Sunday Lunch on FBi radio and find his bylines in Peril Magazine and Pencilled In. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, majoring in Journalism, from UTS, and has a passion for telling stories from voices that are unlikely to be heard.

Jul 23, 2018

Splitting hairs: Masculinity as an Asian-Australian male

By Martyn Reyes

It is by becoming aware of and ultimately resisting the cultural structures and systems in play – that racialise non-white bodies and romanticise Eurocentric beauty – that I can finally not give a damn about the uneven, slow-growing nature of my body and facial hair.