Clean Meat and Masculinity

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One of the most revolutionary new product types in development right now must be clean meat. The term “clean meat” refers to the problem that the meat industry has an enormous impact upon the environment. The Worldwatch Institute claims that at least half of all human-caused greenhouse gases come from livestock. Similarly, the United Nations […]

Behind religious defense of Roy Moore, an aggressive view of masculinity

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The accusations against the former judge, and the biblical justifications coming from some quarters, have led to condemnations from many Evangelicals. Yet adult-teen relationships may not be as unusual among a certain subsection of fundamentalists as people think: https://www.csmonitor.com/USA/Society/2017/1115/Behind-religious-defense-of-Roy-Moore-an-aggressive-view-of-masculinity

How John Wayne Became a Hollow Masculine Icon

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The actor’s persona was inextricable from the culture of toxic Cold War machismo: https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2017/12/john-wayne-john-ford/544113/

‘Incel’: Reddit bans misogynist men’s group blaming women for their celibacy

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The 40,000-strong ‘support group’ was largely populated by men who appear to hate women and in some cases advocate rape: https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/nov/08/reddit-incel-involuntary-celibate-men-ban

How My Dad’s Toxic Masculinity Gave Me an Eating Disorder

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“Handsome Man,” he’d call himself. That’s what being a man meant to him—looking good: https://www.vice.com/en_au/article/d3d33v/how-my-dads-toxic-masculinity-gave-me-an-eating-disorder

Buzzfeed Crew Shocked To Learn They Have Low Testosterone Levels

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Physically strong men more likely to be right-wing: https://www.infowars.com/buzzfeed-crew-shocked-to-learn-they-have-low-testosterone-levels/

The Meaty Masculinities of Josh Brolin

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His characters have always represented a version of retrograde masculinity in the shadows. Only now, it’s leading the show: https://filmschoolrejects.com/meaty-masculinities-josh-brolin/

‘Soy boys’ is the far-right’s newest favorite insult

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The alt-right, the internet-grown white nationalist movement that backs President Donald Trump, has long taken to calling its opponents “cucks.” Short for “cuckold,” the insult implies that its target is so unmanly that his partner is cheating on him with hypermasculine black men. It’s an efficient blend of racism and toxic masculinity. But “cuck” is […]

True Gentlemen

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“True Gentlemen: The Broken Pledge of America’s Fraternities”. Review of a book by John Hechinger: https://www.truthdig.com/articles/true-gentlemen/

Australian Male Hormone Clinic fined $127,000 for claiming its treatments improved ‘masculinity’ and sexual performance

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A business that claimed its testosterone treatments would increase ‘masculinity’ and the ability to satisfy sexual partners has been fined $127,500 after Australia’s health practitioner regulator took the clinic to court for misleading advertisements of health services: https://www.smartcompany.com.au/business-advice/legal/australian-male-hormone-clinic-fined-127000-claiming-treatments-improved-masculinity-sexual-performance/