I Know Owen Labrie

AP_Owen_Labrie_mm_150825_4x3_992

Nathan Graziano realizes he is a part of the culture that created Owen Labrie. We all are.

Comment of the Day: ‘In dating, women get the advantage early, men get it later.’

double standards objectifciation

This conversation was between Freddie, Danny, Silke, and Trey on the comment thread of the post “7 Double Standards That Hurt Men (And Women)”. The double standard they are talking about is pictured above.

For Anti-Sex Work Writers, Sex Sells

183162370

Put a picture of sex workers on your article, tell everyone how disgusting it is, and watch the punters click.

‘Dad, Do You Think My Teacher Is Pretty?’

Dad Do You Think by Jose Kevo

Mike Berry wants to teach his sons respect. It starts with modeling.

What’s Your Body Worth?

body-worth-john-pring-588x350

We’re taught not to view bodies as objects. What happens when we do?

Is the Equal Teammate the New Trophy Wife?

image-1

James M. Sama reflects on Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s choice of a spouse and posits that truly secure guys know how to appreciate a powerful, independent woman.

Terry Crews on Being a Man, Feminism and the Mindset That Leads to Rape

AP photo

Elamin Abdelmahmoud got a chance to chat with Terry Crews, and the two men bonded over the restrictions put upon men by the narrow definition of manhood.

You’re Being Abused but You Don’t Know It: Gaslighting Explained

You're Being Abused by David Ohmer

If you feel invalidated, doubt your own credibility and sanity, and are convinced it’s all your fault, you’re probably being gaslighted. Sam Vaknin lays out the characteristics of this insidious form of “ambient abuse.”

Sizing Up Men’s Body Image

male body image

David Reitan realizes that evaluating your body’s worth against that of a total stranger is a silly, unproductive thing to do. Yet he does it anyway—along with a lot of other men.

Defending Women Doesn’t Make You Less of a Man

Defending a Woman Doesn't by J Miller

James Michael Sama reminds us we’ve evolved and says it’s about time we started acting human.

Sexism Alive and Well at The Emmys…But Not In the Way That You Think

vergara

Are you really so convinced that it was Sofia Vergara who was objectified last night?

The One Word A Woman Never Wants To Hear From A Man (And the Corollary for Men)

3359709411_29a87f653a_o

William Mize’s girlfriend asked him how she looked, and here’s how he responded.

‘Waiter, There are Boobs in My Basketball’

Milwalkee Bucks dancers 2

Do men really need female eye candy in sports? Matt Story wants to know.

Don’t Be A Creep

233645886_de40d3766f_z

Stanley Fritz gives 4 tips for men as the summer season (and the bare skin that accompanies it) approaches.

Pinterest “Hunk Boards” and Male Objectification

6982325523_c931ce7587

Oliver Lee Bateman considers the weighty implications of Pinterest “hunk boards.”

A Master of the Game Strikes Out in Denmark

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

They come from the land of the ice and snow, and they don’t care if you think you’re an alpha male.