Articles about 'masculinity'

Ubisoft Game Excludes Boys (and Nauseates Feminists)

Girl in the Machine has an excellent post about Ubisoft’s forthcoming release of a series of games “for girls ages 6 to 14 years old” in October 2007. We’re told...

Holly Combe // 14 August 2007

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Girls and Boys or "Guys"?

There’s an interesting article from Heather Gehlert on Alternet about the generic use of the word “guys” in relation to groups with both genders in. She considers her Dad’s critical...

Holly Combe // 1 March 2007

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Bristol Domestic Abuse Forum Launches Campaign

A new campaign encouraging men to reject domestic abuse against women is being launched in Bristol. The posters feature the message “Domestic Abuse There’s No Excuse” and show a series...

Holly Combe // 13 November 2006

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More Praise for Macho Man

Yet again, The Times has been bemoaning the apparent decline of traditional manhood. Nirpal Dhaliwal thinks the ascent of the alpha female has led to the rise of the omega...

Holly Combe // 26 March 2006

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Men! Don’t Expect Equality on a Thursday

There’s an article by ex-GQ sex columnist, Kate Taylor, in today’s Guardian, slating Ariel Levy for criticising women who embrace raunch culture. (I’ve not read Levy’s Female Chauvinist Pigs yet...

Holly Combe // 23 March 2006

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Mini Skirts in the Workplace?

According to Conservative mayor, Gabor Mitynan, it’s a “yes,” but the condition attached is that you must have “perfect” legs. Mitynan, who runs a wealthy district of Budapest in Hungary,...

Holly Combe // 30 September 2005

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The Machismo Advocates are at it Again

There’s an interesting article by Harry Mount, in Friday’s Telegraph, about a forthcoming book on the future of men in society. However, despite the synopsis of the book sounding promisingly...

Holly Combe // 14 August 2005

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