After three-and-a-half years, this little online magazine-cum-experiment in broadening the scope of what it means to be a man will cease publishing.
The gym is a place where a hardened, isolating masculinity can be shed – along with our preconceptions about how we need to look or be in the world – in favour of something greater, something vulnerable and meaningful.
There is a tendency to treat these issues as individual problems, but there is much value in thinking about how our desires are shaped by the society in which we live.
We’re shouting not all men but we all know one. We’re shouting not all men but we’ve all been one. We’re shouting not all men but we’ve all lost one.
What an amazing place it is, to have a group of boys and young men in such a state of peaceful interaction.