Facing time: masculinity behind bars | Curio

Facing time: masculinity behind bars

27 mins | Apr 12, 2018

“We men pioneer this fragile sense of ‘respect’, which we won’t suffer to be challenged.” Steven Powers, writing in Aeon magazine, recounts his time as a prisoner in a Texas jail, and reflects on the problematic culture of ‘machismo’ and masculine performance that existed among inmates.

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From Aeon magazine