gender

We Talked to Experts About Why Most ‘Male Allies’ Are Full of Shit

When I spoke with author and cultural theorist Jackson Katz last year about his new book on presidential masculinity, he lamented the silence among men…

Is Spikeball Too Bro-Tastic for the Big Leagues?

I’m in a park in Charleston, South Carolina, sweating heavily in front of a bunch of dudes I’ve never met, when a middle-aged man stops…

We All Know the Horse Girl. But What About the Horse Boy?

The Horse Girl — you know her: She has a long, thick braid that runs down the length of her back. In her bedroom, detailed illustrations of…

Is the ‘Fuck Zone’ Worse Than the ‘Friend Zone’?

Winter Rose, a student from Virginia, is only 18 years old, but she’s already internalized the idea that friend-zoning a guy is an unforgivable trespass….