Movies that Made You a Man: “Half Nelson” and Romantic Masculine Fragility

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A month ago, we asked what movies made you a man. In this first installment, Sameer Rao recalls the one that taught him the power in weakness.

Can a Man be a Feminist?

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Glen Poole explains how the debate surrounding whether men can be feminists “really has nothing to do with your beliefs or your actions.”

“I think it’s playing off the ‘men look funny in womens’ clothing’ thing which is a big part of western society’s current gender disorder.”

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These are comments by RMNZ, Random_Stranger, and wellokaythen on the post “What Would it Look Like if Gender Roles Were Reversed in Advertising? (Video)”.

Take it Like a Man

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Doctor NerdLove understand that being shot down sucks. But you have two choices: bitch and moan, or deal with it like a man.*

Dear Beloved Ryan Gosling

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Jerry Jay Hewitt writes a letter to his muse: the captivating Ryan Gosling.

Is Daniel Craig’s ’007′ TOO Physically Fit?

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Does Daniel Craig’s “perfect body” at age 44 set an unattainable physical standard for men?

What Makes a Man Attractive?

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Doctor NerdLove investigates the complaint that only certain types of guys get all the women.

16 Ways to Not Be a Shit Guy

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Mike Nicholson has some rules that remind him where that line is.

What Terrorizes Americans Most: Guns or Sex?

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Lara Riscol examines how America treats sex, not violence, as the biggest threat to families and the nation.

Magic Mike: On the Objectification of Men

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Joanna Schroeder wonders what a film that seems to be only about hot gyrating guys says about society and how it will affect masculinity in the long run.

The Tyranny of the Six Pack?

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An examination of men’s relationship with body images and and excerpt from Hugo Schwyzer’s critique of Noah Brand’s body image project “I’m Stark Naked: Deal With It”.

Some ‘Splainin To Do… Mansplaining That Is

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Danny explores whether or not there are legitimate uses for the term “mansplaining”.

Feminist Ryan Gosling Becoming a Book

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What does our culture’s obsession with Ryan Gosling say about how we view men as a whole?

Quotes on Mom From Hollywood Hotties

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TrèsSugar’s Tara Block trots out the most quotable quotes from Hollywood sons on their moms.

Say Bye-Bye to Daddy

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In this installment of “Love, Recorded,” Matt is away from the baby and wondering what makes a dad a dad.

Stars Get Intimate About Shooting Sex Scenes

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Celebrities dish on what it’s like getting down and dirty with each other for sex scenes.