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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Sensitivity and caring is manly as

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Kiwi blokes should think about how they can expand their definitions of masculinity, a street-level mental health campaigner says: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/afternoons/audio/201857511/sensitivity-and-caring-is-manly-as

At last men are joining our conversation about toxic masculinity

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Yes, the likes of Chris Hemmings and Robert Webb are now seeing the truth of what feminists have been saying for decades. But it’s a relief to have them onside: https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/sep/06/men-joining-feminist-conversation-toxic-masculinity-chris-hemmings-robert-webb

The Night King, toxic masculinity and our contradictory culture

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It’s hard to read social media today, or basically any Western media, without coming across discussions about “toxic masculinity”: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/The-Night-King-toxic-masculinity-and-our-contradictory-culture-504124