Mr Fixit: How Do You Not Fix Something?

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Mr. Fixit fixes things, so when a female friend tells him her problems don’t need fixing he has no idea what to do next.

Lust for Professionals

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Lady Chatterley deconstructs the myth of the sex-starved male by showing the female side of desire

Who Knew Men Had Feelings?

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Dani Paradis grew up thinking men didn’t have body image issues, and that they just didn’t get their feelings hurt the same way women do. Boy, was she wrong.

Escape the “Act Like a Man” Box


One of the primary reasons that boys and men gay bash and bully queers is that they need to perform masculinity in order to show the world that they’re in the Box.

Yarn: Not Just for Girls Anymore


JJ Vincent introduces you to the entertaining world of the textile arts.

Dear Parents: Your Son May Be Gay, But That’s Not the Point


As an out gay dad, William Dameron has fielded a lot of requests from straight parents about their suspected gay sons. It’s not the parents’ concern that is a problem; it is their stereotypes.

Lessons From My Little Sister


Patrick Brothwell opens up about what growing up with a kid sister has taught him.

Men With Fancy Lady Hair: Gender, Gel and Mormon Prom


Tweet Why does sculpting men’s hair strike us as strange? This is not the most original insight in the world, but: gender is WEIRD. And there’s nowhere that’s more obvious than the field of grooming. Women are expected, obligated to engage in elaborate rituals of prettiness-maximizing. Multiple industries exist just to sustain, supply, and enforce […]

The Commercials I’d Like To See


What would cleaning-product commercials looks like if their gender roles WEREN’T creepily outdated? Here’s a couple ideas.

Chivalry and Equality Went On A Date. Guess Who Paid?

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Andrew Smiler wonders why changes in gender roles have had a minimal impact on dating.

Lying to Children

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Where fantasy stops, untruths begin. Carl Pettit writes on the relationship between media and body image.

Rise of the Superwomen [OpEd]

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John Edale warns that those of us who don’t learn from history are doomed to repeat it.

Don’t Call Me Mr. Mom


On May Day or any other day, Dan Coxon reminds us that parenting isn’t an alternative to work: it is work.

Five Things You Might Not Know About Polyamory

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Poly educator Deborah Anapol addresses some common misconceptions about the polyamorous lifestyle

The Consent Challenge


Shireen Noble offers a personal challenge: a way to actively engage with consent culture in your own life.

I Can Finally Say I Am Proud to Be a Man

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A lifetime of homophobia had beaten down Larry Best, but with the help of a friend, he has regained pride in his manhood.