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.
The only way to ensure that there are no blurred lines is to choose to actively listen to what your partner is saying: both with their words and with their body.
Perhaps the most dangerous appeal of the controlling, possessive, jealous Alpha hero is the idea that I could be the woman to tame him.
We went home and snuggled in bed, catching up. It felt great. It was then that she told me she’d had sex with another guy. Two nights ago. In the very bed we were in now.
Photographer Paul McDonald is possessed by two things. The first is a set of mysterious and intimate medical slides found by chance at an auction and carried with him ever since; and the second is the very concept of masculinity.