Discovering Manhood in Soapy Bubbles

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It wasn’t until I started doing dishes that I realized men in my family don’t do dishes: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/22/style/modern-love-discovering-manhood-in-soapy-bubbles.html

Hamilton Star Javier Muñoz Joins Man Enough, a New Show Redefining Masculinity

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Talking to the Broadway breakout about his childhood & how theater helped him rewrite what it means to be a man: https://www.out.com/out-exclusives/2017/9/20/hamilton-star-javier-munoz-joins-man-enough-new-show-redefining-masculinity

In search of the American man: why I hitchhiked across the Rust Belt

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The state of American masculinity is in flux as blue-collar jobs vanish. Drew Philp travels the midwest and Appalachia to find out what that looks like: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/sep/19/in-search-of-the-american-man-hitchhiking-masculinity

Are man caves sexist?

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When suicide kills more young men than anything else, we should encourage them to open up not express themselves behind closed doors: http://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/man-caves-sexist-misogynistic-women-gender-shed-a7948716.html

‘La La Land’ on HBO: A Takedown Of Toxic Masculinity Hiding Beneath Classic Hollywood Razzle-Dazzle

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La La Land, the almost Oscar-winning movie musical from writer-director Damien Chazelle, isn’t just a film paying homage to Old Hollywood and bright-eyed California dreaming, or an exercise designed to highlight the pointed banter of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. It is all of those things, yes, but it is mostly, and most cleverly, a […]

Inside The Testosterone-Soaked Culture Of India’s Guys-Only WhatsApp Groups

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In a time when it’s decreasingly cool to be sexist, some men are retreating to the privacy of all-male WhatsApp groups to validate their misogyny: https://www.buzzfeed.com/pranavdixit/inside-the-testosterone-soaked-culture-of-indias-guys-only?utm_term=.glm39Lr1Wl#.vo9vAYezyW

Lululemon explores the global themes of masculinity and strength in first men’s campaign

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Lululemon is celebrating masculinity and strength in a series of short films as part of the brand’s first men’s campaign: http://www.thedrum.com/news/2017/09/14/lululemon-explores-the-global-themes-masculinity-and-strength-first-mens-campaign

Floyd Mayweather Says Trump’s ‘Grab Them by the P—-‘ Comments Are How a ‘Real Man’ Talks

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In a new interview with Hollywood Unlocked, Floyd Mayweather opened up about his friendship with President Trump and defended the lewd comments that Trump made on an Access Hollywood tape in a private conversation with host Billy Bush: https://www.si.com/boxing/2017/09/14/floyd-mayweather-donald-trump-access-hollywood-tape-comments

Why men fight – and how modern masculinity adds a twist to it

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I suspect there are plenty of men out there who feel what I do, writes Scott Atkinson – the intellectual notion that fighting is dumb, and the instinctive desire to still do it: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/sep/12/modern-masculinity-men-fighting-scott-atkinson

The Man-Not

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Tommy J. Curry made headlines and received death threats after comments he made about race and violence during a 2012 podcast were published, out of context, by The American Conservative this spring. Safe to say Curry, a professor of philosophy at Texas A&M University, would have preferred chatter to be about his new book, The […]