The Importance of Feminism (and Reggie Yates) in Exploring Men’s Issues

by Rohan Rice   Feminism. The word is used so often these days. Somehow, it has been burdened with excessive connotations – a lot of them negative. Depressingly, when I talk about feminism amongst my male peers I’m often met with groans, swearing, or sudden declarations of ‘I hate feminism’. Yet the topic has become… Read More The Importance of Feminism (and Reggie Yates) in Exploring Men’s Issues

VIDEO- #LetItAllHangOut: Conversations on Male Fertility and Masculinities

On 09/01/2016, Manoscopy hosted its official launch event. The conversations of the day centred around male fertility issues (of which co-founder James wrote about here and here) to then later extend to broader discussions on masculinities and relationships. Below you can find a video summary of the event. There will be more videos to follow… Read More VIDEO- #LetItAllHangOut: Conversations on Male Fertility and Masculinities

Black Masculinity and James Baldwin’s ‘Another Country’

(These are segments from my much larger undergraduate dissertation titled, ‘You Took the Best, So Why Not Take the Rest?’: Locating a gay black masculinity in the works of Langston Hughes, James Baldwin, and James Earl Hardy. For the purpose of the article, I have removed paragraphs that deal with this idea of a gay black… Read More Black Masculinity and James Baldwin’s ‘Another Country’

‘Why Pete Needs To’: Watch Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’

This is the first in a series of posts directed at (but not limited to) one of our contributors, Pete. I’ve known Pete properly for 6 years now and during this time he has always been in online relationships. To clarify, these are relationships based solely on the use of ‘Skype’, ‘Whatsapp’, and other such… Read More ‘Why Pete Needs To’: Watch Spike Jonze’s ‘Her’