Posts tagged "masculinity"

I Am A Witch: Finding & Unleashing My Feminine Power

Blessed Samhain!
OK, so maybe you don’t know what that means. Five years ago, I wouldn’t have had any idea either.
In witch speak, Goddess speak, wise woman healer speak, that…

Sarah Durham Wilson | October 29, 2015 - 1:30 pm

27 Superior Ways To Be A Modern Man

The New York Times recently attempted to describe the dimensions of the modern man—failing, however, to consider his omnidimensional interests. Here, then, are the 27 definitive ways to be a modern man…

Brad Nelson | October 5, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Men Are Getting Armpit Hair Transplants Because They’re Insecure About It Not Being Thick And “Manly” Enough

In all my years of bringing men into my lair, undressing them, and turning them into my sexual playthings, I have never once thrown a guy out for having armpit hair…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 2, 2015 - 2:50 pm

Thank God! NBC To Produce Comedy “Manhood,” All About Being A Man

It is incredible that no one has taken on this underrepresented group in a scripted television series. …

Megan Reynolds | September 29, 2015 - 9:00 am

Manly Man Totally Secure In His Masculinity Wants You To Use His Dude Stick

The only lip balm that won’t emsaculate you, guaranteed. …

Megan Reynolds | June 11, 2015 - 9:30 am

The Marines Are Testing Female Soldiers For Front Lines

Women in combat, frats being fratty(terrible) and so much more. …

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 20, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Facebook Has Removed Its “Feeling Fat” Emoji

Facebook has removed its “feeling fat” emoji, hurrah! [The Verge]
Doxxing and revenge porn have now been explicitly banned on Twitter. [Gizmodo]
Part of the sexism problem in tech…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm

The Great Craigslist Butt Revenge Adventure: What An Interaction With An Internet Rando Taught Me About My Ability To Ever Really Be “One Of The Guys”

Robyn pointed me toward this ad on Craigslist today:

Robyn, not knowing me that well yet, of course probably figured that I would not reply to this ad.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 5, 2015 - 9:00 am

Terry Crews Talks Feminism & Modern Masculinity

“I think the big thing about feminism is that it scares men because, you know—the big deal is that people are scared of being controlled…I want to be clear that…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | December 2, 2014 - 11:00 am

Mommie Dearest: No, Feminism Is Not About Stripping Boys Of Their Masculinity

Recently, Tara Kennedy-Kline, a mother of two boys, took to the internet to proudly declare that she cannot (and will not) support feminism. If the title of the piece didn’t…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Why Dudes Don’t Greet Other Dudes

After that NYC catcalling video went viral online, some men (not all men!) were upset, not because they were trying to defend their right to shout “nice tits” at a…

Miri Mogilevsky | November 7, 2014 - 10:00 am

Guys Saying “I Love You” To Their Best Friends: I Have Questions

I’m not going to lie, male friendship is a mystifying thing to me. Whenever I overhear dude friends having really personal conversations, I feel like I’m hiding behind a bush…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 7, 2014 - 10:00 am

On Femininity Vs. Masculinity In The Workplace

Could it be that plain old mental habit is the reason for gender inequality at work? According to consultant and former businesswoman Caroline Turner, that’s pretty much what it comes…

Claire Hannum | June 11, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Brawny, Bearded Tom Hardy Doesn’t Feel Very Manly

“I have always been frightened with men. To the point where I couldn’t go into a gym because of the testosterone and I felt weak. I don’t feel very manly.

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 11, 2014 - 2:30 pm

Watch This: How The “Mask” Of Masculinity Hurts Men And Women

A few years ago, I mentored a group of teen girls at a small, alternative high school. The whole point of the group was just to give these young women…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | December 26, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Mommie Dearest: Going To Hell In A Handbag

There are a lot of worries parents might have as their child heads off to school: academic struggles, not getting along with teachers or classmates, bad behavior. The potential consequences…

Avital Norman Nathman | November 8, 2013 - 12:00 pm

MTV Announces Masculinity-Policing New Series Called “Guy Court”

Just in case you weren’t clear why we still need feminism to break down the sexism of culturally-prescribed gender roles: MTV announced yesterday it greenlit a new reality TV show…

Jessica Wakeman | April 26, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Men, Quit Being A Bag-Of-Bones Weakling!

No wonder some men can have pretty messed up ideas about masculinity. This old bodybuilding ad posted on Boing Boing — in which men claim to have gained 25 and…

Jessica Wakeman | March 29, 2013 - 9:40 am

The Knife’s New Video “A Tooth For An Eye” Desconstructs Masculinity, NBD

Thank Christ The Knife are almost back with a new record. Their last, Silent Shout was totally genius, as was Karin Dreijer Andersson’s solo project Fever Ray, which resulted in…

Julie Gerstein | March 10, 2013 - 2:00 pm

“Girls Don’t Play Football” & Other BS Gender Stereotypes

Something nice for a change: here’s a clever new video from the Texas Association Against Sexual Assault about “breaking the box” of society-prescribed gender stereotypes. Boys can cry. Girls can…

Jessica Wakeman | March 8, 2013 - 3:00 pm
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