Masculinity Studies

Why Fragile Masculinity Turns Men Into Monsters

Over and over, we see the violence that occurs when men’s masculinity is challenged. Now we’re starting to learn why.

‘No Seat at the Party’: Why Privileged White Men Get Sucked Into the Cult of Victimhood

A professor who studies men’s rights activists explains the manosphere’s seductive power over lonely, angry guys

We Don’t Understand How Dangerous the Manosphere Truly Is

From incels and MGTOW to Mike Pence and the Proud Boys, the movement is held together by misogyny, explains a leading manosphere scholar

How ‘Boys Will Be Boys’ Still Poisons Our Legal System

Defenses like ‘locker-room talk’ aren’t just memorable Trump lines — they’re used to normalize male sexual violence in courtrooms