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Hang a ‘Men Wanted’ Sign on This ‘Women’s Issue’

The Hobby Lobby case is an urgent reminder for American males that they, too, benefit from access to contraception.

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 READ MORE



Men: The Weaker Sex?

“We can, thankfully, remove one threat to the future existence of the human male from our worry list,” Alice Shabecoff writes at Environmental Health News via Scientific American. “The male Y chromosome, after dwindling from its original robust size over millions of years, apparently has halted its disappearing act.”

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Rise in STDs Attributed Almost Entirely to Males

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found an 11 percent rise in syphilis and a 4 percent increase in gonorrhea cases in 2012 in the U.S. But what does the XY chromosome have to do with these sexually transmitted diseases?

Posted on Jan 11, 2014 READ MORE



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Long-Term Joblessness Taking Toll on Men

A recent report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics found that more than one in four American males taking part in a longitudinal study had endured at least one period of extended unemployment during their working lives.

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Note to All Men: Feminism Is About Choices

In the modern-day discussion about misogyny, women are often accused of “reverse sexism.” This is usually because they apply their arguments about gender bias to “all men” and it hurts some people’s feelings. What if that’s the point?

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Limbaugh Makes Outrageous New Claim About ‘Feminazis’

An Italian study found a man’s penis size, on average, is 10 percent smaller than it was 50 years ago. According to Rush Limbaugh, the shrinkage must be because of feminism. Obviously.

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Study: Men May Stick Around for More Than 5M Years

What a relief to know that men might not be an endangered species with a potential expiration date in only 5 million years, according to a new study published, appropriately (if heavy-handedly), in a journal called Nature. The issue boils down to a predicted, but now contested, process of genetic decay targeting the man-specific Y chromosome.

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Masculine Conflict

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U.S. Hikers in Iran Sentenced to 8 Years

Iranian authorities have sentenced two American hikers to eight years in prison for espionage, according to an unnamed source on Iran state television. (more)

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Staggering Rise in HIV Infection Among Young Black Males

The incidence of HIV infection among young, black American males who have slept with men shot up 48 percent between 2006 and 2009, according to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (more)

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Study: More U.S. Men Than Women Die of Cancer

This is one of those scientific categories in which it’s better to come in second: According to a new study published in the journal Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, men in the U.S. are more likely to die of cancer than their female counterparts.

Posted on Jul 12, 2011 READ MORE



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Research Finds Straight Men Like Looking at Fat Women, Penises

A couple of neuroscientists looked through a billion publicly available Web searches from about a million people and told Salon, “There are almost three times as many searches for fat women as there are for skinny women” and “men search for penises almost as often as they search for vaginas.”

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Men Defeat Women at the Box Office

Whether by chance or design, Hollywood turned the weekend of Friday, Aug. 13, 2010, into a cinematic tug of war between the sexes, with two of the most narrowly gender-targeted movies imaginable coming out on the same day. (continued)

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An Apple a Day

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Man of the House [A Cartoon From Mexico]

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Important News: Hormone Spray Makes Men Go All Cuddly

It’s an age-old complaint, at least judging by the highly scientific content found in women’s magazines: Men just aren’t snuggly enough and, what’s more, they don’t empathize enough either. Hmph! But a hormone-laced nasal spray might change all that for the better.

Posted on Apr 30, 2010 READ MORE


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radicalrags.com

Gender Inequality 101

Conservatives love to claim we live in a post-racial or post-gender world, but researchers in England are reminding us of the persistent examples of inequality that mark our society. A new study demonstrates that women are less likely than men to be offered enrollment at England’s prestigious Oxford University despite having the same grades as, or even better grades than, their male counterparts.

Posted on Aug 19, 2009 READ MORE


Taking Math to the Talking Myth

As old stereotypes about the differences between men and women continue to resurface in the form of the latest book releases (see: “Why Men Don’t Listen and Women Can’t Read Maps” or “Men Are Clams, Women are Crowbars”), scientific evidence continues to refute them. What does the evidence show? What any chatty man or any woman of few words can tell you: The sexes are not so extremely opposite as we’re made to believe.

Posted on Jul 18, 2007 READ MORE


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Israel Reaches Out to Horny U.S. Men

After market research revealed that young American men “have no feeling toward Israel one way or another,” the Israeli consulate in New York came up with a foolproof plan to get their attention: pin-up girls. The shande for the goyim will take place in the July issue of Maxim magazine, which will feature Israel Defense Forces veterans taking it off for the homeland.

Posted on Jun 20, 2007 READ MORE


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MySpace Grows Up

The popular social networking site MySpace.com was once thought of as the frivolous province of teenagers and indie music geeks.  But new research data shows a majority of U.S.-based MySpace visitors are, in fact, over 35 years old.

Posted on Oct 5, 2006 READ MORE


Mr. Fish - WMDs

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Study: Sperm Quality Deteriorates With Age

It apparently isn’t just women who have a biological clock.

Posted on Jun 7, 2006 READ MORE


Study: Sex Cues Ruin Men’s Decisiveness

Men shown pictures of attractive women fared worse in financial games than men who hadn’t seen the pictures. The more testosterone a man had, the more his attention waned.
After 10,000 years of anecdotal evidence, did we really need a scientific study to verify this one?

Posted on Apr 21, 2006 READ MORE


Poll: For More Women, Man’s Looks More Important Than His Money

Researchers from the UK have found that as women make more money themselves, they value a man’s physical attractiveness more highly than his financial status.

Posted on Apr 10, 2006 READ MORE


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