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May 08, 2018

The shape of a mentor: What I learnt from my uncle and Elton

By Paul Mitchell

I’ve heard music like this but never seen a man who isn’t watching football so excited. The way Wayne describes it, the album could be a religious artefact. But I don’t understand any of the words he’s using to describe it, nor the lyrics: “All the young girls love Alice, tender young Alice they say …”


Mar 01, 2018

Teenage Monsters: Coming of Age in my Father’s Care

By Craig Hildebrand

There were no easy answers, he was saying, which is the same as saying there are no answers at all. And even though I wasn’t asking him, the answer I got was to empathise with the bullies. Forgive them all, they know not what they do.


Sep 26, 2017

The evolution of ‘Man’: Hard science and human masculinity

By Ben Gleeson

While we discuss and debate our diverse cultural and personal constructions of masculinity, it’s worth bearing in mind that the evolutionary evidence also suggests a certain fluidity. What it means to be a man has changed, across history and prehistory, in both cultural and biological terms.


Sep 19, 2017

#RoleModelReading: An interview with Richard Gadd

By Ashley Thomson

“Funnily enough, after opening up, I felt more empowered as a man than I have ever felt in my life. Facing fear and overcoming it led to a strength I did not know I had.”


Jul 02, 2017

The Homer Half-Hour Podcast #7: Rockstars!

By Ashley Thomson

Name a rockstar and we’ve name-dropped them on this new ep, where we try to figure out how yesterday’s and today’s rockstars have influenced accepted masculinities.


Jun 09, 2017

We’re hiring sort of!

By Ashley Thomson

We have two professional development opportunities for a Social Media Coordinator and an Assistant Editor. Apply now!


May 09, 2017

The Homer Half-Hour Podcast #4: The ANU Bar Finale

By Ashley Thomson

What happens when a live music gig’s all-male line-up becomes the subject of intense scrutiny and controversy? Shoeb Ahmed, Glen Martin and Ashley Thomson try to get under the surface of the ANU Bar Finale’s moment in the sun.


Apr 25, 2017

The Homer Half-Hour Podcast #3: The ANU Men’s Network

By Ashley Thomson

How do you use a men’s space for good? Can it be done? Ashley Thomson talks to two representatives of the Australian National University Men’s Network to discuss the purpose of (and controversy surrounding) the group.


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