masculinity Articles

Altr London: mainstreaming men’s make-up

Altr London: mainstreaming men’s make-up

Head Theatre Editor Jay Darcy gives his thoughts on men’s make-up brand Altr London
Fact or fiction? The reality of gym intimidation

Fact or fiction? The reality of gym intimidation

The gym can be an intimidating place, Lottie Norton talks to gym-goers to find out why this might be
Review: Dorian

Review: Dorian

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy reviews Proper Job Theatre’s Dorian
Re-thinking masculinity with the UoM Feminist Collective

Re-thinking masculinity with the UoM Feminist Collective

UoM Feminist Collective member Tallulah Brennan is re-thinking masculinity and how a patriarchal society is affecting us all
Review: Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked

Review: Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked

Kayleigh Crawford reviews Awkward Conversations with Animals I’ve F*cked
Review: Under Three Moons

Review: Under Three Moons

Bayse Genc reviews Box of Tricks’ Under Three Moons at the Lowry
Interview with the director and cast of Under Three Moons

Interview with the director and cast of Under Three Moons

Theatre Editor Jay Darcy interviews the director and cast of new play Under Three Moons
Review: Barber Shop Chronicles

Review: Barber Shop Chronicles

Anuli Changa reviews the incredible Barber Shop Chronicles at the Royal Exchange in association with Contact Theatre
Live Review: Ghetts

Live Review: Ghetts

Ghetts has been a mainstay of the grime scene since 2003, so do his performances still match the energy of fifteen years ago?
Masculinity, meaning, and THAT Gillette advert.

Masculinity, meaning, and THAT Gillette advert.

Tallulah Brennan searches for a new narrative of masculinity in the recent Gillette advert which sparked so much controversy
The bigger the better? Unmasking the ugly face of male fitness

The bigger the better? Unmasking the ugly face of male fitness

In a follow-up article on the female fitness industry, Emma Price exposes the detrimental impacts male fitness influencers can have on both physical and mental wellbeing
Album review: Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy

Album review: Car Seat Headrest – Twin Fantasy

Will Toledo takes on modern masculinity to confirm his band as one of the best in indie-rock right now

Review: Bravado

Sex and violence are inexorably linked in Scottee’s memoir of working class masculinity, reviewed by Theatre Editor Sophie Graci. Part of Orbit 2017

The Myth of Masculinity

As the life of men changes throughout society, Harry Newton takes a look at the myth of masculinity

Progressive? Try regressive on for size.

Joe Evans still feels uncomfortable with the ingrained levels of misogyny and sexism evident in our daily lives, and looks forward to a time when gender roles are no more and masculinity can lose its bad reputation

Gay men need feminism

Marcus Johns explains why feminism is beneficial for gay men, and why current standards of masculinity are harmful for everyone

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