As Monkeypox Spreads, U.S. Plans a Vaccination Campaign

States will be given vaccine doses from the federal stockpile, but supplies of the safest type are limited.

#chelsea-manhattan-ny, #health-and-human-services-department, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #men-and-boys, #monkeypox, #smallpox, #united-states, #vaccination-and-immunization, #your-feed-science

In Light of Roe v. Wade Ruling, Men Share Their Abortion Stories

In light of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, advocates from all sides of the issue have called for men to be part of the conversation. The Times heard from hundreds who wanted to share their stories.

#abortion, #content-type-personal-profile, #men-and-boys, #roe-v-wade-supreme-court-decision, #supreme-court-us

Libyans Try to Move On From Conflict With Comedy and Burgers

After more than a decade of chaos and war, fed-up Libyans are clamoring for peace — and making clear they’ve had enough violence: “We want to taste life, not death.”

#libya, #men-and-boys, #misurata-libya, #qaddafi-muammar-el, #restaurants, #the-government-inspector-play, #theater, #tripoli-libya, #war-and-armed-conflicts

Title IX 50th Anniversary: We Need a New Deal for Women’s Sports

We must dismantle the grandfathered-in systemic advantages that male athletes and male-dominated sports infrastructures continue to enjoy.

#athletics-and-sports, #basketball, #basketball-college, #coaches-and-managers, #colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #education, #exercise, #figure-skating, #football, #football-college, #gymnastics, #interscholastic-athletics, #lee-sunisa-2003, #men-and-boys, #national-collegiate-athletic-assn, #ncaa-basketball-championships-women, #osaka-naomi-1997, #ratings-audience-measurement, #soccer, #social-media, #staley-dawn, #student-athlete-compensation, #television, #title-ix-gender-discrimination-legislation, #women-and-girls

Happy Father’s Day to Roy Ayers, My Brilliant, Absent Dad

Most of us with absent fathers think, “What about me?” We rarely stop to ask, “What about him?”

#ayers-roy-musician, #children-and-childhood, #documentary-films-and-programs, #fathers-day, #garvey-marcus-park-manhattan-ny, #harlem-manhattan-ny, #men-and-boys, #music, #summer-of-soul-or-when-the-revolution-could-not-be-televised-movie, #thompson-ahmir-questlove

Father’s Day Can be Hard. Here’s How to Handle the Holiday.

For people grieving a loss or facing thoughts “about what could have been or what may never be,” there are ways to find solace.

#content-type-service, #families-and-family-life, #fathers-day, #grief-emotion, #love-emotion, #men-and-boys

My Dad Wasn’t Around, but I Had No Shortage of Black Father Figures

For me, fatherly affection came from coaches and the men in my Black Baptist church.

#children-and-childhood, #fathers-day, #men-and-boys, #parenting

Raphael Warnock: I Can Still Hear My Father’s Voice

Private Jonathan Warnock was a walking sermon.

#black-people, #civil-rights-and-liberties, #fathers-day, #men-and-boys, #prayers-and-prayer-books, #segregation-and-desegregation, #whites

The Simplest Response to School Shootings

How to put up obstacles to young men with dark dreams.

#gun-control, #mass-shootings, #men-and-boys, #school-shootings-and-armed-attacks, #texas, #uvalde-tex

How Abortion Benefits Men

What men risk losing if Roe falls.

#abortion, #men-and-boys, #pregnancy-and-childbirth, #women-and-girls

Men, Share Your Stories About Abortion

Have you been in the position of supporting or objecting to a woman’s decision to end a pregnancy?

#abortion, #men-and-boys

Tucker Carlson Has a Cure for Declining Virility

A promo for an upcoming Fox show describes a testosterone “calamity” among American men, along with an unlikely treatment.

#carlson-tucker, #fox-news-channel, #men-and-boys, #television, #testosterone

A Rising Tally of Lonely Deaths on the Streets

More than ever it has become deadly to be homeless in America, especially for men in their 50s and 60s.

#california, #chronic-condition-health, #deaths-fatalities, #drug-abuse-and-traffic, #homeless-persons, #los-angeles-county-calif, #men-and-boys

In Venice, a Young Boatman Steers a Course of His Own

“What I ask myself all the time is, ‘What is a man?’” says Edoardo Beniamin, a trans man training to join his father’s profession as a gondolier.

#boats-and-boating, #content-type-personal-profile, #men-and-boys, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #venice-italy

These Men Think You Won’t Like Their Views. But They Want to Feel Free to Express Them.

A group of conservative men spoke with Times Opinion about what it’s like to be a man in America today, touching on cancel culture, race and gender.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #cancel-culture, #discrimination, #men-and-boys, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-economy

Cannabis for Better Sex? Here’s What the Science Says.

The research is thin, but anecdotal experience suggests that the right dose and delivery method can make a positive difference for some people.

#content-type-service, #gynecology-and-gynecologists, #marijuana, #men-and-boys, #research, #sex, #women-and-girls

When the Master of the Erotic Thriller Fails to Thrill

Adrian Lyne used to make deranged romps animated by conservative masculine anxieties. By the time of “Deep Water,” his muse — the all-powerful white man — had lost his grip.

#affleck-ben, #de-armas-ana, #deep-water-movie, #fatal-attraction-movie, #lyne-adrian, #men-and-boys, #movies

Does Social Media Make Teens Unhappy? It May Depend on Their Age.

A large study in Britain found two specific windows of adolescence when some teenagers are most sensitive to social media.

#men-and-boys, #psychology-and-psychologists, #research, #social-media, #teenagers-and-adolescence, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-health, #your-feed-science

How Religious Faith Can Shape Success in School

Boys from working-class families benefit from the social capital that religious belief can provide.

#education-k-12, #men-and-boys, #religion-and-belief, #sociology, #teenagers-and-adolescence

‘All My Friends Hate Me’ Explores British Social Anxiety

The film “All My Friends Hate Me” satirizes anxiety and paranoia among upper-class British millennials. Its writers say they are laughing at themselves most of all.

#all-my-friends-hate-me-movie, #anxiety-and-stress, #comedy-and-humor, #gaynord-andrew, #great-britain, #men-and-boys, #mental-health-and-disorders, #millennial-generation, #movies, #palmer-tom-actor, #paranoia, #stourton-tom, #sudjic-olivia

What Is ‘Bigorexia’?

A social media diet of perfect bodies is spurring some teenage boys to form muscle dysmorphia.

#eating-disorders, #exercise, #men-and-boys, #muscles

Letter From Ukraine: ‘I’m Not Planning to Leave’

A woman in Ukraine and other writers express their horror and discuss how other countries should respond. Also: Anna Netrebko; erectile problems; retirement.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #defense-and-military-forces, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #kyiv-ukraine, #men-and-boys, #metropolitan-opera, #netrebko-anna, #north-atlantic-treaty-organization, #putin-vladimir-v, #retirement, #russia, #russian-invasion-of-ukraine-2022, #ukraine, #vaccination-and-immunization

Singapore’s Latest Ruling on Gay Sex Is ‘Cold Comfort,’ Activists Say

Plaintiffs had hoped the Court of Appeal would overturn the colonial-era law. Instead, the top court said it was not “an architect of social policy” and that any change was up to Parliament.

#homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #lee-hsien-loong, #men-and-boys, #politics-and-government, #singapore

The Queer Indigenous Artists Reclaiming a Fluid Sense of Gender

Colonialist conceptions of gender have long sought to erase more expansive views. But a new generation is making work that honors their cultures’ beliefs on their own terms.

#art, #cebu-philippines, #culture-arts, #gender, #hawaii, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #indigenous-people, #men-and-boys, #monkman-kent, #native-americans, #sandoval-isabel-film-director, #transgender-and-transsexuals, #women-and-girls

Why Are Men More Likely to Die of Covid? It’s Complicated.

Sex differences in Covid death rates vary widely from state to state, suggesting they are rooted in behavior as well as biology.

#chronic-condition-health, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-fatalities, #medicine-and-health, #men-and-boys, #research, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-healthcare, #your-feed-science

How Best to Ease the Crisis in Afghanistan

Responses to an essay that urged the U.S. to cooperate with the Taliban to save Afghan lives. Also: Justice Gorsuch, maskless; toxic masculinity. 

#afghanistan, #foreign-aid, #gorsuch-neil-m, #masks, #men-and-boys, #supreme-court-us, #taliban, #united-states-international-relations, #vaccination-and-immunization

‘Softbois,’ ‘Nice Guys’ and Incels: Petulant Vulnerability Is the New Toxic Masculinity

From bad boyfriends to Jan. 6 rioters, men are using the language of vulnerability as a cudgel, feigning emotional fragility to retain power and dominance.

#crying, #men-and-boys, #social-media, #storming-of-the-us-capitol-jan-2021, #therapy-and-rehabilitation

How Burnout Affects Men

The intense public discussion of burnout during the pandemic has given too little attention to how men experience this problem.

#anxiety-and-stress, #emotions, #labor-and-jobs, #men-and-boys, #parenting

The New Political Cry in South Korea: ‘Out With Man Haters’

After slow gains in women’s rights, the country is facing a type of political correctness enforced by young men angry at feminists, saying they undermine opportunity.

#metoo-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #income-inequality, #men-and-boys, #people-power-party, #politics-and-government, #sexual-harassment, #south-korea, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

China’s Ban on ‘Sissy Men’ Is Bound to Backfire

The masculinity campaign is a way for the Chinese Communist Party to distract from its inability to address economic and social issues.

#china, #communist-party-of-china, #men-and-boys, #xi-jinping

Vicente Fernández, the King of Machos and Heartbreak

The singer’s brand of machismo may have frayed, but for many, he was the ideal of what it means to be hard-working, hard-loving Mexican man.

#fernandez-vicente, #latin-music, #men-and-boys, #mexico, #music

Josh Hawley and the Republican Obsession With Manliness

The Missouri senator is tapping into something real — a widespread, politically potent anxiety about young men that is already helping the right.

#anxiety-and-stress, #hawley-josh-d-1979, #men-and-boys, #mental-health-and-disorders, #pornography, #roosevelt-theodore, #united-states-politics-and-government

Pushed by Players, the N.F.L. Works to Embrace Mental Health

N.F.L. teams have standardized support for mental wellness as their players fight social stigmas and the league’s “just play through it” ethos.

#anxiety-and-stress, #black-people, #depression-mental, #football, #men-and-boys, #mental-health-and-disorders, #national-football-league, #psychology-and-psychologists, #suicides-and-suicide-attempts

You Should See Her in a Crown. Now You Can See Her Face.

New research is solving mysteries linked to the La Almoloya burial site and revealing a genetic history of an ancient European people.

#archaeology-and-anthropology, #bronze-age, #face, #genetics-and-heredity, #men-and-boys, #research, #software, #spain, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-science

Jason Jules and The Making of Black Ivy Style

A new book examines how Black civil rights leaders, jazzmen, artists and writers rewrote the sartorial codes of a largely white elite.

#black-ivy-a-revolt-in-style-book, #black-people, #civil-rights-movement-1954-68, #dress-codes, #fashion-and-apparel, #jules-jason, #men-and-boys, #suits-apparel, #your-feed-fashion

Thinking Hard About Their Hair

An elaborate style, made popular by young men on TikTok, has ancient roots.

#bieber-justin, #hair, #men-and-boys, #social-media, #tiktok-bytedance

Women May Be Better Investors Than Men. Let Me Mansplain Why.

Overconfidence is bad, and women are less likely to fall victim to it.

#content-type-service, #men-and-boys, #retirement, #stocks-and-bonds, #women-and-girls

My Boyfriend Is Ready for a Makeover. What Do I Do?

A reader, whose significant other is ready for a new wardrobe, asks for guidance in searching for staples for men.

#content-type-service, #fashion-and-apparel, #men-and-boys

Assessing the Legacy of Colin Powell

Readers pay tribute to Mr. Powell but also criticize aspects of his record. Also: Sexism harms everyone.

#black-people, #bush-george-w, #homosexuality-and-bisexuality, #iraq-war-2003-11, #kaiser-charles-1950, #men-and-boys, #powell-colin-l, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces, #united-states-economy, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

For Women in Their 40s, High Blood Pressure May Carry Special Risks

Women, but not men, with even mildly elevated blood pressure in their early 40s were at increased risk for later heart disease and early death.

#blood-pressure, #cholesterol, #diabetes, #heart, #hypertension, #men-and-boys, #smoking-and-tobacco, #women-and-girls

Hello? This Is Colombia’s Antimachismo Hotline.

A new hotline in Bogotá takes calls from men struggling with jealousy, control and fear — and challenges long-held assumptions about masculinity.

#bogota-colombia, #discrimination, #men-and-boys, #women-and-girls, #womens-rights

The End of Gender

Has fashion bid the binary goodbye?

#dress-codes, #fashion-and-apparel, #gender, #men-and-boys, #women-and-girls, #your-feed-fashion

If Men Needed the Abortions …

It feels like Roe v. Wade is under threat in a way that it hasn’t been in recent memory.

#abortion, #bush-cori, #jayapal-pramila, #lee-barbara-jean-1946, #men-and-boys, #speeches-and-statements, #women-and-girls

Britain’s Respect Hotline for Abusers May Help Stop Domestic Violence

Can a hotline for perpetrators help stop domestic violence?

#domestic-violence, #great-britain, #men-and-boys, #women-and-girls

Memo to Democrats: ‘Grow Up. Do Your Job.’

Suggestions for Democrats in Congress; the return of live performances; Justice Sandra Day O’Connor; an airline no-fly list; boys’ struggles.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #airport-security, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #broadway-manhattan-ny, #burstein-danny, #cheney-liz, #democratic-party, #manchin-joe-iii, #men-and-boys, #oconnor-sandra-day, #parenting, #republican-party, #supreme-court-us, #theater, #united-states-politics-and-government, #women-and-girls

One Broken Bone? You May Be at Risk for Another

Any fracture in an older woman or man, whether from a car accident or sidewalk slip, may be a sign you should have your bone health checked.

#age-chronological, #bone-fractures, #bones, #content-type-service, #diet-and-nutrition, #elderly, #falls, #jama-internal-medicine-journal, #men-and-boys, #menopause, #osteoporosis, #preventive-medicine, #traffic-accidents-and-safety, #women-and-girls

If the Future Is Female, What Happens to the Men?

A new gender gap in education has profound political and economic consequences. 

#colleges-and-universities, #education-k-12, #labor-and-jobs, #men-and-boys, #parenting, #women-and-girls

Democrats Continue to Struggle With Men of Color

The idea of always playing defense and never offense is, well, offensive.

#black-people, #california, #democratic-party, #elections-california-gubernatorial-recall-2021, #hispanic-americans, #men-and-boys, #newsom-gavin, #polls-and-public-opinion, #republican-party, #united-states-politics-and-government

Men Fall Behind in College Enrollment. Women Still Play Catch-Up at Work.

Women are overrepresented in low-paying professions that require college credentials.

#admissions-standards, #colleges-and-universities, #community-colleges, #discrimination, #labor-and-jobs, #men-and-boys, #women-and-girls

Dudes on Ice: A Play About Hockey Tackles Masculinity, Too

“Islander,” a skewed look at a New York Islanders season, examines extreme fandom, violence and the thrill of sports.

#birkenmeier-liza, #brook-katherine-theater-director, #fans-persons, #here-arts-center, #hockey-ice, #islander-play, #men-and-boys, #new-york-islanders, #tavares-john-1990, #theater, #writing-and-writers