This Is Us

The Price of Male Shame

My own feelings paled in comparison to the men in my life

Maya Novak-Herzog
Human Parts
Published in
10 min readAug 31, 2020
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The language I have to discuss my experiences feels like a very gender essentialist view of human beings in many ways. Because this is my blog, I do not have language outside of my own experiences to express them otherwise. In no way does this encapsulate the range, depth, and