Motivated by Octieber and determined to combat the world of gendered clothing, Lucy Rycroft-Smith tries menswear for a month and documents her findings
Lucy Rycroft-Smith // 7 January 2017
A teenage boy worries about the pressures to be 'manly' and the impact that has as boys grow up
KS5 PolSoc // 5 June 2016
D H Kelly explores the contradictory uses of the word "man" to depict both personal strength and childish insecurity
D H Kelly // 24 November 2015
John Servante has never been happy with his appearance. Here's why that should change
Guest Blogger // 29 September 2015
Hot on the heels of the first batch, Megan Stodel delivers the latest F-Word theatre reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Megan Stodel // 16 August 2015
From the experiences of young black women to depression in men via the armed forces and gendered toys, this is the first round-up of theatre reviews from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015 from Megan Stodel
Megan Stodel // 14 August 2015
Kevin Queer on the Real Men movement, and why hugs and prayer bowls are not going to address problems of patriarchy and power
Kevin Queer // 23 June 2015
Nayla Ziadeh argues that the fetishisation of exceptional female achievement encourages the systems of oppression which manifest the need for this super human resilience
Nayla Ziadeh // 12 May 2014
Stephen Burrell on why men need to stand up against sexism and create new forms of masculinity that oppress neither women nor men
Guest Blogger // 23 August 2013
Angelique Mulholland on the importance of men speaking out against violence towards women and tackling harmful forms of masculinity
Guest Blogger // 2 August 2013
Amy Calvert finds plenty of macho propaganda and some unfortunate portrayals of women when she examines a reality television series following a man’s attempts to conquer super-sized food challenges. Man...
Holly Combe // 26 July 2013
Amy Calvert finds plenty of macho propaganda and some unfortunate portrayals of women when she examines a reality television series following a man's attempts to conquer super-sized food challenges
Amy Calvert //
Kenneth Higney's rant over a woman who fails to meet his expectations of femininity is an unintentional feminist anthem
Holly Combe // 16 August 2012
Whether this duet between Neneh Cherry and Matt Johnson is about a slow train to the dawning of equality or just a realisation in a relationship is open to interpretation
Holly Combe // 1 August 2012
Avengers Assemble, the latest film adaptation of the Marvel comics universe, is taking global box office by storm, or, more to the point, is properly Hulk-smashing its way to the...
Ania Ostrowska // 9 May 2012
Holly considers how women are expected to respond to sexist culture and discusses a recent Guardian article featuring four women who have been involved in lads' mags
Holly Combe // 23 April 2012
Olivia Cotterell welcomes the final chapter of the Gears of War franchise including some playable female characters, but finds the game ultimately still drips with the same old machismo
Olivia Cotterell // 8 November 2011
Categories: Video Games
Olivia Cotterell welcomes the final chapter of the Gears of War franchise including some playable female characters, but finds the game ultimately still drips with the same old machismo Ah,...
Mathilda Gregory //
Contains description of misogynistic language (also in video clip) EVAW‘s We are Man, an online film aimed at young men, has been released to accompany the launch of their A...
Holly Combe // 25 June 2011
Tony Porter, co-founder of A Call to Men, talks about his own life experiences, the restrictions men face by trying to fit into the oppressive “man box”, and also the...
Jess McCabe // 11 December 2010
You’ll probably be aware that, predictably, the apparent tide of goodwill from the press towards Katie Price (AKA Jordan) finally turned in recent months. Before her split with Peter Andre,...
Holly Combe // 15 August 2009
We’ve seen the so-called metrosexuals and ubersexuals (courtesy of the trend experts) and now we have the food company PurAsia commissioning a report on the apparent “Emergence of the Gastrosexual.”...
Holly Combe // 25 July 2008
Next month, Dame Eileen Atkins will be starring in a comedy said to be inspired by Germaine Greer being held hostage in her home by a student in 2000. The...
Holly Combe // 17 June 2008
Here’s what the former Maxim and Men’s Health Editor, Greg Gutfeld has to say about his part in the latter’s promotion of male fitness (in the superficial sense as well...
Holly Combe // 8 February 2008