Calling all men: feminism can save your life
Is feminism good for men? A growing pay gap at hundreds of British companies has sparked a debate about gender equality. But a more feminist society could be good for men too.
Father’s Day: from ‘fake mums’ to ‘new dads’
What is fatherhood? The accepted answer has changed hugely over the past 100 years. Now experts say that finally the role has found its healthiest and happiest definition. Can they be right?
Fights, riots, tear gas: football in the dock
Our football correspondent was in Marseille for England v Russia and witnessed the fighting. The teams have been threatened with expulsion. Does the problem lie in football itself?
‘When it comes to opening up, men are useless’
Cage fighters. Gangs. City traders. In his new documentary series, the cross-dressing artist Grayson Perry interviews some of the manliest of manly men. Is masculinity in crisis?
Society under attack for ‘crisis of masculinity’
A British politician is claiming that modern men are in crisis, ‘isolated and misdirected’ by social change. She says it is time for a basic rethink about what it means to be a man.
Men’s fashion shows herald ‘peacock’ revival
After decades of wearing sober colours and similar shapes, can men be convinced to rediscover the dandyism of previous eras? We explore the men’s style debate at London Fashion Week.
Men failing at life, controversial book claims
In work, at school and at home, men are being overtaken by women. Soon, they could be left behind. Now, a new and controversial book asks: is this the end of the road for the world’s men?