Does the "Collateral Beauty" of Fatherhood Come at the Expense of Mothers?

Complex representations of fatherhood shouldn’t require the erasure of moms. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Music for Every Woman Who's Had to Fight: A New Video from Australian Artist Magnets

Using entirely found footage, Melbourne artist Magnets created a powerful, vengeful video dedicated “to all women that have had to fight.”  Read more »

Appetite for Destruction: "Werewolf" Tackles Addiction and Toxic Masculinity

In her debut full-length film, Ashley McKenzie crafts a quietly devastating story of addiction, recovery, and relapse that portrays its subjects with both compassion and blunt honesty. Read more »

Male Rape is No Joke—But Pop Culture Often Treats It That Way

From “Wedding Crashers” to “40 Days and 40 Nights,” films often treat sexual assault of men as a punchline.  Read more »

How "Fargo" Captures the Sad Realities of Toxic Masculinity

In an era of #MasculinitySoFragile, the 20-year-old film's portrayal of repressed feelings still resonates.  Read more »

Turning the Tables: An Interview with author and scholar Tricia Rose

The Hip Hop Wars author Tricia Rose discusses corporate music, hypermasculinity, and scratching out misogyny in music.   Read more »

The Violence Behind the Words “Be A Man”

To change our violent culture, we need to redefine masculinity.  Read more »

New Documentary "The Mask You Live In" Dissects Modern Masculinity

You don’t get more traditionally masculine than Joe Ehrmann. Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader writes in with one of... Read more »

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"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

Ms. Opinionated: I'm a Man. How Can I Help the Feminist Movement?

Welcome to Ms. Opinionated, our weekly advice column dealing with questions of life, love, feminism, and pop culture. This week, a reader... Read more »