Although Ford’s book is a fire-tongued diagnosis of today’s gendered imbalances, it constructs this narrative by reducing masculinity, and men, to simple wholes.
By acting like one of the boys I climbed up through the hierarchy. I earned a seat at the table and had a voice in creating menus and running the kitchen. But I paid a hefty price.
Ashley Thomson talks feminism, writing and masculinity with Zoya Patel, a friend of six years, the founder of Feminartsy and a huge influence on Homer.
For the progressives who have been rocked by the Trump election, who thought that this version of white privilege and proto-masculinity was buried, the past is present. It is ugly and furious, and for the first time in a long time, it feels like it’s in control.
The first post on this website, dedicated to discussing alternative masculinities and challenging what a role model for men looks like, sounds like and does, has to begin with a set of acknowledgements.