I rarely see acknowledgment of the fact that it’s not just being fat or skinny that requires acceptance, but every interstitial space in the range of unique bodies we inhabit.
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.
Deliberate or subconscious, the way that men dress themselves has enormous significance to the way we think about masculinity. I speak with a lecturer at London College of Fashion to find out more.
He didn’t have to do anything that day in Chile, but my uncle took time out of his life to take care of me. A child is raised by the community, and a boy learns to be a man from the men around him.