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Straight men kissing: How heterosexual men came to be comfortable with a friendly peck

Straight men kissing: How heterosexual men came to be comfortable with a friendly peck Creative commons image Credit: The Rogue under CC-BY-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 21 Aug 2012
Younger men are more relaxed about kissing their straight friends without fear of "homohysteria". Is this a shift in what masculinity means in the...

Our Crime: Fast and furious

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Our Crime: Fast and furious
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 12 Apr 2012
Are joyriding youths showing a form of high-performance masculinity? Share your views right here.

Thinking Allowed - At the British Sociological Association

Thinking Allowed - At the British Sociological Association Copyrighted image Credit: Konstantin32 | Dreamstime.com
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 20 Apr 2011
This week Laurie is at the BSA conference - and hits the ballroom to explore feminism in sequins and heels.

Proper men, proper women: Gender roles in contemporary UK society

Proper men, proper women: Gender roles in contemporary UK society Creative commons image Credit: PhylB under CC-BY-NC-SA licence
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 18 Apr 2011
Do women have a need for feminism in a Britain where they can enjoy porn while men help out with childcare? It might be too soon to assume the...

Tears in her eyes

Tears in her eyes Copyrighted image Credit: The Open University / Karen Parker
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 09 Jan 2008
There she was. The democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with tears in her eyes speaking about her ‘frustrations’ about how she keeps it...