The Five Stages of Masculinity May News Roundup

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Macron masculinity The Five Stages of Masculinity Personality Inventory: One Year In The Five Stages of Masculinity Personality Inventory has now been online for one year. The point of the inventory is two-fold. First, to serve as a thinking tool by providing an indication—although by no means a definitive answer—as to which stage respondents are […]

The Five Stages of Masculinity April News Roundup

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Is populist masculinity a hoax? Commentary In last month’s commentary I noted how uncritically allotting blame for violent incidents to toxic masculinity is problematic. I stated that, “certainly, the role of masculinity in these tragedies is acute, but it is not the bottom line. Normative masculinity and misogyny are agents of a higher order problem: […]

Are Populist Masculinity Celebrities Fake News?

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My latest article questions the “reality” of populist masculinity celebrities, originally published at Paste Magazine The Populist Masculinity Pyramid I have previously proposed that populist masculinity in the Trump era functions as a pyramid scheme with Trump at the top, surrounded by his wealthy cronies. Below Trump exists a class of populist masculinity celebrities who […]

Toxic Masculinity and the Art of Misdirection

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My latest article troubles common perceptions of “toxic masculinity,” originally published at The Good Men Project Peak Toxic Masculinity I have previously proposed that we have reached “peak toxic masculinity,” a state in which things described as “toxic masculinity” have proliferated to such a degree that the term becomes almost meaningless. At best, any original […]

The Five Stages of Masculinity March News Roundup

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Stage 3 gasps at Alexander Skarsgard Commentary This month I have a new article out looking at the media via The Five Stage of Masculinity called Masculinity and Fake News (audio version here). In this article I explore this currently hot topic, noting how outlets such as Breitbart and Infowars support a Stage 2 worldview via […]

Free Stuff

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Don’t waste your day reading rubbish: here’s a list of all the free resources on the Masculinity Research website: The Five Stages of Masculinity overview available in both English and Spanish The Five Stages of Masculinity academic write-up The Five Stages of Masculinity Online Personality Inventory Access to the Future Masculinity online course on completion […]

Masculinity and Fake News

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My latest article exposing the “real” fake news about masculinity, originally published at The Good Men Project Fake News It is impossible to miss the mantra-like references to “fake news” in the media. Those who traditionally align with progressives point to a host of misinformation from Trump supporters such as imaginary terrorist attacks in Bowling […]

The Five Stages of Masculinity February News Roundup

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Commentary At the end of last year I offered an outline for what we might call populist masculinity. This month I have a new article out exploring a different aspect of the phenomena called Populist Masculinity and the Suspension of Order (audio version here). In this article I suggest that populist masculinity benefits from the […]

Las cinco etapas de la masculinidad en Español

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El “problema” de la masculinidad Las cinco etapas de la masculinidad es una herramienta destinada para trazar las diferentes etapas de la masculinidad que muchas personas experimentan. Todos experimentan masculinidad en algún grado, tanto hombres (y algunas mujeres) que personifican internamente la masculinidad o mujeres (y algunos hombres) afectados externamente por la masculinidad. Las Cinco […]