Masculinity in Bond Villains: The reference of homosexuality by ‘queer-coded’ male characters as a tool for violence and manipulation in 007 – does it have to be this way?

In this blog, I will look at how queer-coded masculinity is portrayed in the villains in James Bond films Casino Royale (2006) directed by Martin Campbell and Skyfall directed byContinue reading “Masculinity in Bond Villains: The reference of homosexuality by ‘queer-coded’ male characters as a tool for violence and manipulation in 007 – does it have to be this way?”

What do I mean by ‘Divine Feminine’ and ‘Divine Masculine’? (And what do I mean by their opposites, ‘Toxic Feminine’ and ‘Toxic Masculine’?)

I’ve often talked about ‘Divine Feminine’ as being about nurture, compassion, and creativity, and ‘Divine Masculine’ being about stewardship of the earth, strategy and building for a new world, butContinue reading “What do I mean by ‘Divine Feminine’ and ‘Divine Masculine’? (And what do I mean by their opposites, ‘Toxic Feminine’ and ‘Toxic Masculine’?)”

Is gender a ‘battle’? Or is it something we have within all of us?

I think gender for some people has become a battle. A battle with others to protect themselves, or dominate others, and for some people, a battle with themselves – toContinue reading “Is gender a ‘battle’? Or is it something we have within all of us?”

Divine Feminine and Divine Masculine – Why I think it’s essential to recognise that both are within all of us

There’s been an argument for quite a while about what it means to be ‘female’ and what it means to be ‘male,’ and the meaning behind these terms that weContinue reading “Divine Feminine and Divine Masculine – Why I think it’s essential to recognise that both are within all of us”