Toxic Masculinity

tv

'Dark Side of the Ring' Shows the Human Side of Pro Wrestling's Most Dangerous Era

The new VICELAND series investigates the time when what happened in the ring bled into real life drama.
Taylor Hosking
4.26.19
Kingdom Hearts

Kingdom Hearts' True Magic Isn't Disney, It's Men Showing Vulnerability

The Square Enix mashup franchise hasn't lasted more than 15 years because you can visit the world of 'Frozen,' it's the surprising meditation on toxic masculinity.
Patrick Klepek
3.18.19
feminism

Former Bro Film King Jonah Hill Wants to Fight Toxic Masculinity

He hopes the fans that loved him in 'Superbad' will watch him shed light on the ugly side of what binds bros together.
Taylor Hosking
2.11.19
Interviews

Che Lingo’s Upcoming Rap EP Confronts Dry Relics of Masculinity

The Londoner spoke to us about his new 'Sensitive' project, which we're premiering, and how falling in love changed his outlook on relationships.
Tshepo Mokoena
1.17.19
Film

'Space Jam 2' Is Going to 'Disrupt Everything'

Director Terence Nance told us about his plans for the upcoming sequel starring LeBron James.
Taylor Hosking
1.8.19
CELEBRITIES

Last Weekend Toxic Men, Once Again, Coerced Women

Rapper Offset and Meghan Markle's father Thomas Markle displayed a harmful impulse to use gendered expectations for their own vindication.
Taylor Hosking
12.17.18
Film

Is It Safe Yet to Admit I Liked the Twilight Movies?

Ten years later, as a straight dude, I’m making a confession I should have made way earlier.
Noel Ransome
11.27.18
Art

These Sweet Photos Prove Masculinity Doesn't Have to Be Toxic

'Boys Will Be Boys' rejects gender norms in favor of a more inclusive approach to manhood.
Sara Radin
11.20.18
Broadly

Inside the Movement to Reprogram Masculinity

Through classes and workshops, men across the United States are attempting to unlearn "toxic masculinity"—for society and for themselves.
Isabelle Kohn
11.15.18
vegetarian

Men Are Embarrassed to Order Vegetarian Food, British Study Finds

"Cultural expectations run deep, and we often view men as the butchers and the barbecuers."
Lauren Rothman
8.31.18
Film

Two New Skate Films Are Subverting Gender Norms

The girls of 'Skate Kitchen' and boys of 'Minding the Gap' both get to be brave and vulnerable, cocky and complex.
Eileen G'Sell
8.14.18
masculinity

Why It Might Be Time to Retire the Buzzword ‘Toxic Masculinity’

Ahead of the release of her new book ‘I’m Afraid of Men’ author Vivek Shraya reflects on masculinity myths.
Alison Sinkewicz
7.31.18
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