masculinity

Are Bronies Operatives of the Manosphere in Ponies’ Clothing?

The male fanbase around ‘My Little Pony’ exploded in the mid-2010s. Here’s what one researcher found when he decided to study it — and what it says about masculinity today

Shedding a Tear With the Happy Crying Dads of Reddit

At a time when male displays of emotion are still rarer than not, this tear-filled sub has become a literal watering hole for guys who need to let it out

The Year’s Best Manga Is ‘Dick Fight Island,’ an Over-the-Top Tale of Male Insecurity

A surprise smash hit when it dropped in May, Reibun Ike’s graphically sexy manga is one of the funniest reads of the year — and a thoughtful satire on masculinity

Owen Gray Broke the Stunt Cock Mold

In a sea of basic performers committed to outdated expressions of masculinity, Gray's unconventional looks and preternatural focus on pleasure is ushering in a new wave of main character men women can get off to