Gender plays a major role in how mourning is done by the Akan ethnic group of Ghana
‘Performances of virility’ tend to coincide with beliefs that masculinity is either in crisis or under attack.
Fans of women’s sport around the world are rejecting traditional masculine norms of sports fandom, and developing a counter fan culture.
The Barbie movie has caused a media storm, even before the photo of the pink-clad Canadian PM and his son circulated on social media. Much of the conversation has zoned in on men and masculinity.
Though many immigrants join the US military to gain citizenship, other factors such as poverty and sense of belonging also contribute to their decisions.
As the supporting player to Barbie’s star, Ken unwittingly becomes the locus of little girls’ expectations of and frustrations with masculinity.
New research shows that frequent posters appear needy, which pushes up against the expectation that ‘real men’ be stoic and self-sufficient.
And men struggle more than women with female breadwinning arrangements.
Efforts to disrupt online misogyny need to focus on stopping online forums from becoming misogynistic echo-chambers.
The Kremlin’s appeals to Russian masculinity will miss the mark. Russian men have changed over the past two decades.
Painting with renewed purpose at 65, Peter Howson has overcome his demons to take his place as one of Britain’s leading contemporary artists.
There’s a common perception that friendships among young men are superficial – but this isn’t necessarily true.
Interviews with Russian men found most no longer see military service as a marker of masculinity.
This is an intuitive finding, but we had little empirical evidence of it until now. It highlights the critical role fathers play in steering boys towards healthier expressions of masculinity.
In March, Albanese joined 50,000 people to march in support of queer rights. At the same time, in another part of the world, Uganda passed a string of draconian anti-gay laws.
Learning how online misogynists use language can help teachers and parents intervene in radicalisation.
Historically, baldness was treated with neutrality, as a regular part of daily life. Ancient Egyptians had different balding hairstyles
The manosphere may not strictly be centred on misogyny, but in young men’s search for connection, truth, control, and community at a time where all are increasingly uncertain and ill-defined.
For a long time, surf lifesaving was a bastion of masculine ego and pride – until some tenacious and talented women turned the tide.
To make men’s soccer a more inclusive space, organizers and players must put allyship above profits and winning.