Category Archives: health

Possible Male Birth Control?

In India right now, RISUG— the reversible inhibition of sperm under guidance– is undergoing Phase III clinical trials. If it ends up working out, RISUG would make a truly amazing contraceptive. It’s a “set it and forget it”contraceptive, like Depo … Continue reading

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Advertising Sins: From Cracked!

Via Cracked, we have the five most insulting ways products are advertised to men. I’m going to assume you’ve gone over there and read the article, on account of my article will be far more boring and lacking in dick … Continue reading

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Reddit Loves the Body Hate

TW for body policing and hat tip to Kate. Brought to us courtesy of the Funny reddit, we have an alleged “joke” that has many unique traits, such as not being remotely funny, unless you happen to be amused by … Continue reading

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Advertising Sins: Food and Masculinity

(Hat tip to Sociological Images.) I have previously expressed my puzzlement at the bizarre gendering of food. Men like Big Portions, did you know? And meat! Women like teeny portions and gourmet food and vegetables, possibly because they are always … Continue reading

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The Before Body

(Hat tip to Sociological Images.) Below the cut, we have a fascinating video in which a man becomes both the “before” and the “after” body for a weight-loss, muscle-gain ad– within only a few hours. To get the after body, he … Continue reading

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Why Are Vegetables Unmanly Again?

LabRat at Atomic Nerds, in a side point in a post about Michelle Obama’s new vegetables-in-the-military policy, says: As a side comment from the “vegetable guy yet” remark, there is also a very weird sort of gender war going on in … Continue reading

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Male Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health

I recently came across (possibly via Scarleteen) this awesome report about male adolescent sexual health within the primary care setting. According to the study, male sexual health is quite often overlooked within the clinical setting. Pediatricians are three times more likely … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day

Today is World AIDS Day.* It has been three decades since the first young gay men started getting Kaposi’s sarcoma. Many people, including me, have never lived in a world where sex couldn’t kill you. 33 million people across the … Continue reading

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Herman Cain on What Makes a Man a Man

From a GQ puff piece about GOP frontclown and accused sexual harasser Herman Cain: Chris Heath: What can you tell about a man by the type of pizza that he likes? Herman Cain: [repeats the question aloud, then pauses for a long … Continue reading

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Food Trends Men Hate

Yahoo has tapped into the Great Male Hivemind to find out what food all men everywhere hate. Apparently,  you do this by asking a couple of dudes what kind of food they aren’t fond of. Judging by this logic and … Continue reading

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