My review of “The Gift of Sublimation: A Psychoanalytic Study of Multiple Masculinities” for Theology & Sexuality.
Commentary This month I have two new articles out continuing my exploration of the different strands that make up populist masculinity. The first article is Masculinity and the Environment: A Double-edged Sword (audio version here). In this article I start with what we already know about conservative men and climate change denial and then indicate […]
The latest Masculinity Research article looks at the connections between masculinity and the environment, originally published at The Good Men Project. Trump, Populist Masculinity and the Paris Agreement Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement, with its disastrous consequences for our collective future, has been met with dismay by politicians and citizens from […]
My latest article looks at the synergies between Christian masculinity and populist masculinity, originally published at The Good Men Project. Curious Bedfellows Putting the horror of our political times aside, it is fascinating to cast an anthropological gaze upon the Trump era and observe how different cultural groups have moved in and out of alignment […]
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
I recently had the opportunity to speak about The Five Stages of Masculinity on the Modern Manhood podcast, which you can listed to here.
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 […]
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 […]