Monthly Posts

April “Masculinity” Blog Tour – Power Dynamics and Masculinity with Jack!

We hope everyone’s been having a good day so far! Before logging out, why not do a bit of reading? We promise it’s a short one, and possibly shocking

Earlier today Scott looked at how Chihayafuru battles gender norms by analyzing our three main characters – Chihaya, Arata, and Taichi. If you haven’t check that post yet, don’t forget to do so before moving onto Jack’s post, which brings to our attention something very interesting. A perfect flipside to one of our Feminine blog tour stops!


I point this out not to say that Fullmetal Alchemist as a show is sexist or that no one should watch it, but rather to say this: much like in the world of Fullmetal Alchemist, power can corrupt, and it does not even have to be absolute power. When talking about Masculinity, one of the most important things to bring up is power dynamics.

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Don’t forget to follow this blog for updates and announcements, our Twitter pageFacebook page, and Instagram page! We will soon be releasing more details on the end of month livestream so be on the lookout. You guys can also find the links to the next posts on our social media sites and on this site tomorrow morning.

Let us know in the comments or on any of our social media accounts what masculinity means to you all and what you think of the tour so far!

Like always,
Free to Be ME ❤

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