The Best a Man Can Be

Masculinity is not violence, indifference, or cruelty in the name of toughness. Masculinity is courage to stand up in defense of someone who is being objectified or mistreated.

Short Story – Hands on Your Papers

“Congratulations, sir,” the officer sighed. Paul remembered him sighing in a mystifying way. Maybe it was a sigh of exhaustion or disbelief. Possibly it was incredulity. However, it didn’t change what had come next: “in the eyes of your government and its people, you are hereby ‘White.’” Paul had begun the work innocuously enough. Asking…