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Aug 02, 2018

More than mates: Walt Whitman and male friendship

By Alexander Wells

For Whitman, camaraderie isn’t just a matter of sharing your goals and working together, nor is it just talking out loud about your feelings. It’s about sharing the very essence of yourself.


Jul 23, 2018

Splitting hairs: Masculinity as an Asian-Australian male

By Martyn Reyes

It is by becoming aware of and ultimately resisting the cultural structures and systems in play – that racialise non-white bodies and romanticise Eurocentric beauty – that I can finally not give a damn about the uneven, slow-growing nature of my body and facial hair.


Jul 10, 2018

The hirsute of happiness

By Sam Stops

Can you really judge a man’s masculinity by what he does with his beard or razor?