Category Archives: The Pop Meninist (Masculinity)

The working man’s right to bare legs

For men, “professional attire” is pretty straightforward. Unless a job requires a uniform, a man’s work wardrobe typically falls into one of these classes: suits and ties if the dress code skews formal, dress pants with button-downs if it’s semi-forma, slacks with crisp shirts if it’s laid back,  and finally, jeans and t-shirts if it’s a work setting with very young men or older men who say “fuck it!”

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Yes, men can be sexually objectified, and no, it’s not OK

Do handsome male stars have a right to complain about being sexually objectified? That’s the question some people are asking after Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington told the Sunday Times about the “demeaning” treatment he’s been subjected to in the entertainment industry.

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Why is it OK to joke about cutting a man’s “d*ck” off?

Earlier this month, Iggy Azalea’s fiancé, Nick Young, was caught on tape discussing his hookup with a 19-year-old woman. Presumably to save face and maintain her boss bitch image, during a radio interview the Aussie rapper said she’d cut off half of Young’s penis if she ever again suspected he was cheating.

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The double standard of aging isn’t just sexist—it’s a fairytale

Charlize Theron covers the latest issue of British GQ. Did you read it? She was pretty candid in the interview. A lot of people are side-eying her for implying it’s a struggle to get quality roles if you’re a gorgeous woman in Hollywood. It’s not really all that obnoxious when you read the actual quote. Anyway, the part of the interview that grabbed my attention was when she talked about aging.

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Ain’t nobody got time for Meek Mill and Drake’s bigoted feud

Celebrity feuds are the best kind of feuds and the Meek Mill/Drake feud of 2015 will go down as one of the most memorable in recent history. Trying to keep up with the back-and-forth disses is like watching a really intense tennis match. Even President Obama’s former senior adviser, Dan Pfeiffer, weighed in on the feud. He called it “brilliant marketing.”

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