masculinity

Masculinity re-defined

In Emma Watson’s recent speech to the United Nations, she asked men to join in the feminist cause.Continue...

Exploring indigenous masculinity

When Sam McKegney saw the dearth of academic conversation on Aboriginal masculine identities, he started one himself.Continue...

Backlash over the Gillette ad is overblown

Recently, Gillette caused controversy when it launched a rebranding of its public image with the release of an ad criticizing toxic masculinity. The ad, which generated millions of views, cast a wide...Continue...

Manliness is more than aggression and athletics

When individuals refuse to relinquish certain traditional ideas of manliness, they prop up the toxic masculinity that hurts men.Continue...

Debunking the myth of the Cool Girl

Rhetoric separating women based on their interests contributes to a prevalent divide between men and women that needs to be challenged.Continue...

The 'nice Jewish boy' trope is stereotypical and damaging

Amid rising anti-Semitism and ever-present gender norms constricting male expression, we need to consider why a restrictive trope about Jewish men eludes criticism.Continue...

Toxic masculinity training helps university campuses

Toxic masculinity is more than a buzzword—it’s pervasive across campuses and student organizations every day.Continue...

Male mental health deserves more attention

Mental health is important to all of us. But when it comes to males, that doesn’t seem to be the case.Continue...

The world needs better men, not more gentlemen

The age-old concept of “gentleman” describes a courteous man, specifically in his behaviour toward the opposite sex.Continue...

Confusing my tennis ability with my masculinity

I’ve played a lot of traditional roles throughout my 19 years; I’ve been the angsty tween, the hard-working high schoolstudent, the sleep-through-my-classes university student. But the one role I could never quite fit into was that of a stereotypically “masculine” man.Continue...

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