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My Recent Articles


Running saved me from bullying for not conforming to expectations of masculinity. Now I do it for myself

March 10, 2020

I gave up running completely when I was 16, but at university, I rediscovered it as a way to feel strong

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I've known of a number of men who died by suicide, but books can help men feel less alone (inews.co.uk)

September 30, 2019

Our words can broaden vocabularies to discuss emotions. Writing can explore different ways of being a man


Confronting Male Stereotypes in the Classroom (Wellcome Trust)

July 25, 2019

In the world of classroom politics, asserting your identity and authority as a teacher is paramount. Hoping to add a little variety to the narrow range of role models his students usually come across, writer and teacher Okechukwu Nzelu decides to break the mould by simply being himself.