500 Years of the Model Man

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The trap of the man box could be leading to higher male suicide rates. But one thing is sure, the historical concept of masculinity is always changing.

Beards, Moustaches, and Facial Hair in History

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Male facial grooming doesn’t just follow fashion trends. There is also history in the beard, and culture in the moustache.

A Well Trained Man Reflects on Tea

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Inner balance can be found in a cup of tea. Rick Matz shares his favorite quotes about this meditative beverage.

Shaving in the Trenches

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How did soldiers maintain a shaving and grooming regime in the Great War?

Are Men Finding the Time to Train?

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Rick Matz directly addresses finding the time for martial arts training, but his advice reaches deeper into global men’s culture.

Control: The Downfall of the Masculine and the Poison of Civilization

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Lion Goodman and John Jones contend that when men unravel the need for control they will heal themselves, and the world.

All She Could See

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Her assimilation was so complete and thorough, all she could see was her education.

When Straight Men Fall In Love: A Brief History

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How long have just “regular guys” been falling in love with other men? Oh, since about the beginning of time.

Remembering Playland at the Beach: San Francisco’s Long-Forgotten Icon

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Playland died along with blue collar image that once embodied a gritty San Francisco.

15 Ways to Talk About Sex

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Betcha didn’t know there were so many different ways to discuss sex. You might be surprised.

What I Learned from Native American Ghosts

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“Twenty thousand light years from earth, one looking at the escaped light would see those paleo-Indians as if they were the ones living today. Twenty thousand years from now, I will be nothing more than a ghost on the galactic wind,” writes N.C. Harrison.

How the Mysterious Story of my Great Uncle Jimmy Turned me into a World War I Historian

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One historian’s personal fascination with his family past led him to become a professional.

Here’s What You Need to Know About the Colonial History of (De)criminalising Homosexuality

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Angelus Morningstar discusses how the entanglement of LGBTI rights with globalization and imperialism continues to present problems in countries such as Uganda.

‘Valiant Hearts:The Great War’ Game Review

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‘Valiant Hearts: The Great War’ is proof video games can surpass feature films in narrative depth. Alex Yarde has details.

Guys, Change Your Scenery

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The only way to beat the taxing grind is to get out of it, at least for a while.

The U.S.A. Doesn’t Want You

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A complete lesson in how U.S. immigration policy has helped create structural racism.