A Soccer Outcast in South Africa

As a true, purebred American, I know my country’s place in the sports world. We do football, we do basketball, we do baseball. We even mix a little tennis and…

Baking Down Boundaries

As an American guy in my village, I was sometimes the target of some interesting propositions from local women (see https://blog.sheswanderful.com/?p=2272). It was not uncommon for male teachers, living far…

Football Fever!

All around the world, people are full of football fever! It’s the first weekend of the month-long sports fans’ heaven known as the FIFA World Cup. Every four years FIFA,…

Let’s Talk about Sex

Sex education is kind of important… okay, it’s really important, especially in places with a high rate of STI’s and teenage pregnancy. As a Peace Corps Volunteer working in education…

You’re Ugly!

Prologue: When a guy considers himself a feminist, he faces a lot of challenges no matter what culture he is in. I’d say there are even more challenges for straight…

Get Yourself a Girlfriend, or Two (Part 2)!

By AJ Last month, I focused on the parts of male culture that I saw in South Africa that promoted infidelity and having multiple girlfriends, or cherries (http://letsgogirl.wordpress.com/2009/12/27/get-yourself-a-girlfriend-or-two/).  There is…

Get yourself a girlfriend, or two!

By AJ When trying to think of a topic for this months column, I found myself skimming through accounts of women’s travels to dig up some themes. Something that comes…

She's with me

She’s with me By AJ . Two girls and a guy walk into a bar.  The bartender proceeds to mack on the women while a crowd of inebriated, touchy men…