May the Best (Endowed) Man Win

In light of Donald Trump’s comments on size, Thomas Fiffer explores the long and short of presidential politics.

Why Do We Laugh at Male Body Image Issues?

Liskula Cohen asks an important question: Why do we think it’s okay to body shame men?

The Unstated Benefits of Understated…Equipment

For almost 50 years author Kozo Hattori has had to step to the plate with a mini-bat, and you know what? That’s not such a bad thing.

14 Strange Facts About Men (Video)

Learn 14 things about men that you might not already know (or want to know)

The Top 10 Offensively Sexist Halloween Costumes For Men

Some Halloween costumes are funny. Some are sexy. Some are neither. And some destroy the concepts of humor and sex appeal just by existing.

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Average Size … for a Black Man: Myths About Size, Racism, and the Patriarchy

Myths about Black men’s prowess reinforce racist stereotypes about Black men.

Sex at Dawn: How We Mate, Why We Stray, and What It Means for Modern Relationships

Why can’t we love one another like we used to?

“We expect to have sex like the pros, but not dunk a basketball like the pros and we’re fine with that.”

This is a comment by Jon D on the post “Real Life 40 Year-Old Virgin”.

Bank Walkers and the Code of the Locker Room

There are two types of guys—bank walkers, as they say in Texas, are guys who are unashamed about their nakedness. Drew Diaz on the man code and gym culture.

Am I Not Enough For Her?

A man wonders if his girlfriend’s newfound interest in vibrators is a reflection upon his ability to please her.

On Penises: Average and Normal Are Not the Same Thing

Noah Brand talks about the difficult task of accepting one’s own genitals.

You Keep Using That Word… I Do Not Think It Means What You Think It Means

Pardon my language, but Jesus H. ass-blasting Christ buggering Buddha in the cheap seats at Wimbledon. This is the cover of the latest issue of New York magazine: Yes, that says “The Emasculation of Wall Street”. WHY does it say that, you ask? Oh, good question. Perhaps it’s about how the traditionally male-dominated field of […]

Halloween Costumes

My Halloween costume this year is simple and inexpensive: Lex Luthor. The key components of this costume are a red silk tie in a full Windsor knot, because Luthor is the kind of asshole who always has to win every human interaction, and a Kryptonite signet ring on my right hand, because Luthor is also […]


Sometimes I feel like height, physical height, is the elephant in the room when it comes to hegemonic masculinity. Everyone knows it’s a giant friggin’ deal, but nobody wants to talk about it, because, as the inimitable Greta Christina pointed out, what the hell are you supposed to do about it? There’s a perception, an […]

Pondering Penis Anxieties Past the Decimal Point.

Speaking of penis size, after perusing query strings on her personal blog’s server logs Ozymandias says ATTN: Person who got here with the search term “do women like an eight inch cock better than a seven and a half inch cock?” I cannot even figure out all the things that have gone wrong with our […]

Rachel Rabbit White on penis insecurities

American culture sends a message about the penis that is confused, at best. In the wake of Rep. Anthony Weiner’s dick-pic scandal, the theme that “wangs are ugly” spattered the Internet, the media (wrongly) assuming that’s just how most women feel. The Washington Post even ran a sweeping op-ed in which writer Monica Hesse mused, all too […]