Topic: men

Stop Calling It Manorexia

Stop Calling It Manorexia

There are stories about eating disorders day in and day out. It’s sick, but we love to hear about people who have lost their ability to feed themselves adequately. Though we can’t stop chattering about them, we never seem to be getting the conversation about eating disorders quite right. More »

Watch Naked Men Do Yoga

Watch Naked Men Do Yoga

Naked yoga for men is reportedly “on the rise” in Edmonton, Canada. The story is positively dripping with faux-trend warning signs — the source of this info on nude male yoga’s ascendancy seems to be a single nude male yoga instructor, for one — but so be it. I’ll take any excuse to post a video of hot naked men in warrior pose, I guess (don’t worry, strategic camera angles ensure that this videos is safe for work). More »

Angry Writer Suggests No Penis Is Too Small, It’s That Women’s Vaginas Are Too Big

Angry Writer Suggests No Penis Is Too Small, It's That Women's Vaginas Are Too Big

This is the most amazingly oblivious thing I’ve seen in a while: Peter Lloyd – a male writer skeptical of science saying “size matters – has taken to the Daily Mail opinion pages to warn women we’re next! That’s right, ladies, if folks are gonna dare start suggesting that female pleasure might be affected by physiological reality, then men might just start critiquing women’s bodies. More »

“Broga” Sounds Terrible, Says Actual Yoga-Practicing Man

"Broga" Sounds Terrible, Says Actual Yoga-Practicing Man

Last week, Time ran a story with the headline “Broga: Finally, Yoga For Dudes,” which is about studios that are offering competitive, “manlier”  yoga for men. Which immediately irritated me, because not only is that is a terrible name, but there are always men in my yoga class, so it’s not as if they’ve been banned all these years. Is this another crappy marketing campaign–like Dr. Pepper Ten or Charles Barkley’s Weight Watchers ads–to make men believe that caring about health is innately feminine (unless there is a specific male product to make it less so)? Or are many men secretly suffering from a serious phobia of being surrounded by flexible, lululemon-swaddled bodies? “Broga” brought up many questions for me–so I asked Neal Pollack, an actual who does actual, non-bro-specific yoga. More »