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masculinity

Nov 08, 2017

Say ‘Masculinity’: Photography and the Mental Health of Men

By Michael Louis Kennedy

Photographer Paul McDonald is possessed by two things. The first is a set of mysterious and intimate medical slides found by chance at an auction and carried with him ever since; and the second is the very concept of masculinity.


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.


Aug 19, 2017

Marriage days: A walking tour of political struggle

By Benjamin Riley

At the edge of Lake Burley Griffin I could see Parliament House across the water, and in the distance I tried and failed to make out the view I’d seen posted on Twitter: hundreds of pink paper hearts planted in the lawn reading “All Love Is Equal”.


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.


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.


Mar 21, 2017

Warning! Male, Massage with Caution

By Nigel Hawkins

The idea that I am approachable, friendly, trustworthy—all seems suddenly in direct competition with my physicality.


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