Masculinity

  • Food & Drink

    What the hell makes whisky the manliest of all manly drinks?

    ShortList investigates just what it is that makes a glass full of alcoholic liquid masculine

    Posted by
    Andrew Dickens
    Published
  • Entertainment

    Why do men love poker?

    Ralph Jones enters a major tournament to find out why the game is such a sausage fest.

    Posted by
    Ralph Jones
    Published
  • 80s role models
    Opinion

    Did '80s kids have bad role models?

    It's no wonder that toxic masculinity is all around us

    Posted by
    Owen Booth
    Published
  • The psychology and masculinity / Play fighting / why and when
    News

    Why do men like to play fight?

    The confrontation between Roxanne Pallett and Ryan Thomas has dominated headlines

    Posted by
    Louis Staples
    Published
  • Why is Playboy intent on bankrupting itself by opening a Bunny Club in 2018?
    Opinion

    Why is Playboy intent on bankrupting itself by opening a Bunny Club in 2018?

    Do straight men still want to leer at scantily-dressed women at public?

    Posted by
    Harvey Day
    Published
  • Ariana
    News

    What every man should learn from the Ariana Grande 'groping' incident

    “I have male friends who I love but who have also, on a technical level, sexually harassed me”

    Posted by
    Caroline O'Donoghue
    Published
  • What Australian biker gangs, Kalahari tribesmen and Greek strongmen have taught me about being a man 11
    Opinion

    What Australian biker gangs, Kalahari tribesmen and Greek strongmen taught me about being a man

    Documentary maker Simon Reeve discusses what he’s learned about masculinity from the planet’s most remote and radical male cultures

    Posted by
    Chris Sayer
    Published
  • How 'Man Food' became hard to swallow
    Food & Drink

    Why our lazy obsession with 'Man Food' has became so hard to swallow

    One writer witnesses the demise of a culture built on mammoth steaks and extra-hot dhansaks

    Posted by
    Jonnie Bayfield
    Published
  • How one man became the face of British blokes
    News

    How one man became the face of British blokes

    “People just stereotype me as ‘always up for a pint’... does it represent me in total? No."

    Posted by
    Amelia Tait
    Published
  • In defence of watching 'girly' films
    Films

    Why men need to stop being embarrassed for enjoying 'girly' films

    A gendered movie industry has made things boring for everyone – in 2018, real men watch rom-coms

    Posted by
    Bobby Palmer
    Published