Tag Archives: Femininity

Tough Guise

The film “Tough Guise” explores the construction of masculinity. One of the themes is that the current masculine ideal is someone who is “tough physically and emotionally”. Physical toughness is shown as being physically imposing. Mental toughness is shown as … Continue reading

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Ezra Miller, Performing Gender, and “Queerness”

I came across this image on my tumblr and couldn’t help but share it with you. Ezra Miller is an American Actor, just recently in The Perks of Being a Wallflower, who, in this photo, seems to be embodying both … Continue reading

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“My mind is telling me that you are a great guy… but my chemistry is telling me that you’re a loser.”

To what will or must you react? In Louie C.K.’s television program Louie, the episode “Bully” features an exchange between two males in the presence of a female, which acts as a messy examination of the mixed expectations that men … Continue reading

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