About

The purpose of this website is to cause a shift in masculinities.

We’ll do this by writing long-form content about different areas – relationships, films, lifestyle, current affairs, literature, etc. – and curating events.

Manoscopy uses the plural form ‘masculinities’ as to indicate our belief that there is no fixed idea of what constitutes male identity. We are in direct support of and in line with the study of femininity and feminism, taking influence from these fields to further this attempted shift in modern masculinities.

Manoscopy was founded in July 2015 by Christian Allotey, James D’Souza, Rohan Rice, and Peter Voller.

You can follow us on Twitter: @Manoscopy.

And Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/manoscopyshifts/


Staff Writers:

Christian Allotey

James D’Souza: is happily married, works as a teacher, and lives in south west London (i.e. suburbia).  His blogging and collaging covers topics such as: male fertility, teaching boys, and being a geek. He has had work published on The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM), Good Men Project, and Huffington Post.

Jack Godwinis a freelance writer living in Brighton. His main interests are in film, literature, and dogs. You can also find his writing at Audiences Everywhere and on his blog: https://jackalexandergodwin.wordpress.com

Rhys Lavertycurrently works for a church in central London, and attended school with a number of other Manoscopy staff writers. His interests include religion and postmodern critical theory.

Rohan Riceis a writer and photographer from London. You can find his creative endeavours at https://rohanpages.wordpress.com

Peter Voller


Guest Writers:

Joseph Gelfer: is the author of  Masculinities in a Global Era (Springer Science+Business Media, 2014) and Numen, Old Men: Contemporary Masculine Spiritualities and the Problem of Patriarchy (Routledge, 2009). He has has also written the free eBook The Masculinity Conspiracy (600kb pdf) and the Future Masculinity online course on the Udemy learning platform.

Ed Mitchellis a writer hailing from a town near Brighton. Their main interests are films, sexuality, comic-books and pop-culture in general.

David Shreve, Jr: is a native West Virginian currently residing in Cleveland, OH. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Audiences Everywhere.


All work published on Manoscopy is the intellectual property of its writers. Please do not reproduce, republish or repost any content from this site without express written permission from Manoscopy.

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