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Creative Non-Fiction

Mar 06, 2019

The manly thing

By Patrick Boxall

We’re shouting not all men but we all know one. We’re shouting not all men but we’ve all been one. We’re shouting not all men but we’ve all lost one.

Feb 26, 2019

At the skate park

By Alexandra O'Sullivan

What an amazing place it is, to have a group of boys and young men in such a state of peaceful interaction.

Jul 15, 2018

Shaving cuts: Hair and transition

By Kaya Wilson

A large part of expressing as trans has been allowing myself to enjoy what I’m not supposed to enjoy. … Shaving became a moment to gather strength.

May 08, 2018

The shape of a mentor: What I learnt from my uncle and Elton

By Paul Mitchell

I’ve heard music like this but never seen a man who isn’t watching football so excited. The way Wayne describes it, the album could be a religious artefact. But I don’t understand any of the words he’s using to describe it, nor the lyrics: “All the young girls love Alice, tender young Alice they say …”