Queer as Folk

Masculinity: The Roundup

Shaun and Ed, Shaun of the Dead

Check out all of the posts from our Masculinity Theme Week here.

Masculinity and the Queer Male: There’s Nowt So ‘Queer as Folk’

Brian Kinney is a “man’s man” in a different way to that masculine ideal...

Yet this very concept of shaming queer men for their sexuality while society is praising straight men for their sexual conquests as a key element of “successful” masculinity demonstrates the way homophobia intersects with a devaluing of the feminine.