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Inside the British Black-Market for Homegrown Sperm

In their suburban home in Finchley, North London, Stuart and Mary Townsend, a young, professional couple in their 30s, are hovering over a laptop, adding…

Roundtable: How Important Is a Black James Bond Anyway?

Every few years, someone lets slip a rumor that someone said something about a black man playing James Bond. Typically, this rumored casting is Idris…

The Cult of Gareth Southgate Has Changed the Way Men (And Everyone Else) Thinks About Sports

When Evan Smith, a 54-year-old electrician and dad of two, watches the World Cup Final later today from his home in Leicester, he’ll wear his…

From Football Hooligans to Women, Too?: The Evolution of ‘Lad’ as a Gender-Neutral Term

A few months ago, I dialed into our daily pitch meeting from my greater London house five minutes late. As my digital arrival interrupted several…