Gender & Masculinities

‘Daycare Dads’ (Channel 7 TV News story – video)

July 11, 2012
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‘Daycare Dads’ (Channel 7 TV News story – video)

Channel 7 News Sydney reporter Sally Bowrey reports on the increase in the number of stay-at-home dads, but the lack of social services to support them. Broadcast on 12th June 2012. Source: 'Daycare Dads' (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gO4s8X...
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Why women lose the dating game (Bettina Arndt)

July 8, 2012
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Why women lose the dating game (Bettina Arndt)

Playing the dating game Photo: istock photos Naomi sat in the back row of Melbourne's Grattan Institute, about to watch her fiance give a lecture. She was joined by three unfamiliar women - all attractive, well groomed, in their mid-30s. From their wh...
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The New Manhood (Steve Biddulph) part three: "Being a real father"

June 21, 2012
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The New Manhood (Steve Biddulph) part three: "Being a real father"

Men's Health Australia is proud to be able to present to you a series of three weekly excerpts from Steve Biddulph's The New Manhood: The handbook for a new kind of man (with many thanks to Finch Publishing, Sydney). The third excerpt comes from ...
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The New Manhood (Steve Biddulph) part two: "From boy to man"

June 14, 2012
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The New Manhood (Steve Biddulph) part two: "From boy to man"

Men's Health Australia is proud to be able to present to you a series of three weekly excerpts from Steve Biddulph's The New Manhood: The handbook for a new kind of man (with many thanks to Finch Publishing, Sydney). The second excerpt comes from...
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Eating disorders on the increase for men and boys (UK)

June 13, 2012
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Eating disorders on the increase for men and boys (UK)

The number of boys and men seeking help for eating disorders is on the increase according to statistics from South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust (SWLSTG).  Last year 9 per cent of our eating disorder patients at the SWLSTG s...
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The New Manhood – a series of extracts from Steve Biddulph’s new book

June 7, 2012
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The New Manhood – a series of extracts from Steve Biddulph’s new book

Men's Health Australia is proud to be able to present to you a series of three excerpts from Steve Biddulph's The New Manhood: The handbook for a new kind of man (with many thanks to Finch Publishing, Sydney). We will be releasing one extract per...
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EMALE Issue 111 (June 2012)

June 1, 2012
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EMALE Issue 111 (June 2012)

In this month's issue: 'Mansome' examines men's self-image, grooming ‘Men Care’ project in Coffs Coast Current Training Programs (Effective Ways of Engaging Men, Effective Men’s Health Promotion) more than just a haircut the high cost...
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The secret lives of boys

May 14, 2012
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The secret lives of boys

Mud glorious mud ... The joys of being a boy. I’m as much of a fan of martial arts as I am of major dental work. But this week, as I watched my little boy wrap a white belt around his skinny waist, join a line of his mates and learn to kick, my ...
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The Middle Men (TV Documentary)

May 13, 2012
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The Middle Men (TV Documentary)

The Middle Men Wednesday 30 May, 10:00pm The concept of ‘middle age’ is changing as recent generations are living longer and healthier lives. Men in the 21st Century are entering their ‘second adulthoods’ in radically different...
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The Middle Men (UK TV Documentary)

May 13, 2012
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The Middle Men (UK TV Documentary)

The Middle Men Wednesday 30 May, 10:00pm The concept of ‘middle age’ is changing as recent generations are living longer and healthier lives. Men in the 21st Century are entering their ‘second adulthoods’ in radically different...
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Are Dads the New Moms? – WSJ.com

May 11, 2012
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Are Dads the New Moms? – WSJ.com

By SUSAN GREGORY THOMAS Getty Images When K.J. Wiemer got married in the 1990s, he didn't think he was becoming a husband. Rather, he says, he saw himself as "one of two 20-something professionals living together, who were now entering the phase of 'o...
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ABS Releases Gender Indicators and Ignores Male Disadvantage

February 7, 2012
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ABS Releases Gender Indicators and Ignores Male Disadvantage

Today the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS), Australia's so-called impartial statistical body released its Gender Indicators report: "a summary of gender specific data in six domains representing Economic security, Education, Health, Work and famil...
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The inaugural MR (mister) Walk on the Gold Coast, QLD

January 17, 2012
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The inaugural MR (mister) Walk on the Gold Coast, QLD

An event that aims to reverse some of the negative stereotypes associated with men, has garnered the support of the Gold Coast Titans, police and business leaders. The initiative was sparked by Gold Coast Councillor Bob La Castra, following a question...
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Going part-time: Dads’ balancing act

December 2, 2011
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Going part-time: Dads’ balancing act

Matthew Thompson dedicates a day a week to spending time with his two-year old daughter, Lydiana. Picture: Gary Graham Men increasingly are casting off their traditional roles as hunter providers to work part time and take a greater role in caring for...
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Porn is not a dirty word

October 16, 2011
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Porn is not a dirty word

About 82 per cent of porn users in Australia are male and 55 per cent married, a survey of 1000 users found. Many men believe pornography is harmless and women should stop banging on about it. 'MY WIFE doesn't show much enthusiasm for sex. She will pa...
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Porn is not a dirty word

October 16, 2011
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Porn is not a dirty word

About 82 per cent of porn users in Australia are male and 55 per cent married, a survey of 1000 users found. Many men believe pornography is harmless and women should stop banging on about it. 'MY WIFE doesn't show much enthusiasm for sex. She will pa...
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