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masculinity

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  • n  the properties characteristic of the male sex
  • n  the trait of behaving in ways considered typical for men

  • As dads have begun to act more like moms, old notions of masculinity have come into question.
  • Beckham, 29, is an icon of modern masculinity at a time when gender roles are changing faster than runway styles.
  • Do you really think it's a good idea for your colleague Ed Henry and CNN to be parading these whack jobs with obvious size and masculinity insecurities over national broadcasts .
News & Articles

  • 15 Completely Irrelevant Things People Claim Make You A Man
    Credit: Chaloner Woods/Getty Images It's 2013, yet many guys are still holding onto masculinity standards from decades past that are now, quite frankly, obsolete. Yeah, it's great to have outdoors skills or know how to modify an engine -- but how relevant is that to the average guy's life these days? No, today's "man" can [...]
    June 21, 2013 - MTV
  • Millennial Guys Are Turning to Makeup
    Manly men. Guy's guy. Nowadays, gender roles are more fluid than they've been in recent decades, redefining masculinity. Men are taking on more of the child care and household chores and worrying about finding a work/life balance. Men (the younger ones, that is), are even starting to embrace traditionally women's grooming products and fashions. So the next time you can't find your Spanx, ladies ...
    June 19, 2013 - AdWeek
Quotes

  • Jennifer Grey in Daily Star
    Dirty Dancing co-star Jennifer Grey, 49, said: "Patrick was a rare and beautiful combination of raw masculinity and amazing grace. He was fearless and insisted on always doing his own stunts, so it was not surprising to me that the war he waged on...
  • Donatella Versace in Times of India
    She should treat femininity as an opportunity and not try to emulate masculinity in politics,Versace said.
  • Steven Wells in Liverpool Champion
    Early last year, the Guardian commentator Steven Wells described gay rugby as a growing force in international sport - "a huge pink Trojan horse planted smack in the centre of American sporting masculinity".

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