Masculinity

The Mask of Masculinity: We Interviewed Founder of ManTalks and TED Speaker Connor Beaton

‘Our attempt to be invulnerable as men IS our biggest vulnerability’ – Connor Beaton Recent Ditch the Label research not only revealed that boys were almost twice as likely to bully than girls, but that young men are far less likely to open up about issues that upset or worry them. Why? From a young age

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We Talked Trolling and Masculinity with Tom Rosenthal – Comedian, Actor and Star of Plebs and Friday Night Dinner

We talked trolling and masculinity with Tom Rosenthal – comedian, actor and star of Plebs and Friday Night Dinner DtL: Hi Tom, can you tell us a bit about yourself and how you got into acting? Tom: I am from Berkshire and have size nine feet. I got into acting via stand-up comedy. DtL: Have

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Men in Makeup – Professional Makeup Artist Jordan Liberty on His Career and Top Makeup Tips for Men

We spoke to Jordan Liberty, professional Makeup Artist and YouTuber about his career and top makeup tips for men DtL: Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? Jordan: I’m probably best known for my YouTube channel that shares my experiences as a professional makeup artist and photographer over the past 12 years. I

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Men in Progress: Lynx Asked a Group of Guys What Masculinity Means to Them and Their Answers Might Surprise You

Does a beard make you more manly? Lynx asked a group of guys what masculinity means to them and their answers might surprise you… Recent Ditch the Label research not only revealed that boys were almost twice as likely to bully than girls, but that young men are far less likely to open up about issues

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Ben Stoten: The Shark-diving, Weight-lifting Double Amputee

Meet Ben Stoten – the shark-diving, weight-lifting double amputee DtL: Hi Ben, Could you tell us a bit about your story so far? Ben: On February 3rd 2012, as I was going to the aid of another soldier who had been wounded in Afghanistan, I was caught by an improvised explosive device. I awoke three

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‘I Wear Makeup and Dye my Hair but I Feel I am Masculine’ – Matty Bovan

Designer Matty Bovan talks makeup and masculinity When I was younger I didn’t have a particular ‘style’ or ‘look’; it wasn’t until a bit later that I started experimenting with my appearance. I guess I had always admired subcultures, and I knew I wanted to physically manifest the spirit of my own individuality, but it’s

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Women Aren’t Born Gentle and Men Aren’t Born Strong

Women aren’t born gentle and men aren’t born strong Gender has become a topic of ongoing discussion internationally and whilst progress has been made it’s clear that our vision for true gender equality has not yet been realised. Our 2015 ‘Annual Bullying Survey’ drew attention to a worrying statistic which highlighted how nearly a quarter

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Ben Cohen: I Am So Comfortable About My Sexuality

Last week, we had the absolute pleasure of interviewing ex-rugby worldwide champion, turned bullying activist – Ben Cohen, who now runs the StandUp Foundation. We spoke with Ben about bullying, gender in sport, homophobia and gay issues and life with a disability. Here goes… Ditch the Label: Hi Ben, thank you so much for taking the time

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