Further Reading List for What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity

WATM_poster-2015I am previewing What About the Men? Mansplaining Masculinity tomorrow night at the Dogstar in Brixton, London. So instead of a round up of this weeks #ManSurvey related links I am sharing the further reading list that I’ll be giving out at the end of the show.


The Will to Change: Men Masculinity and Love by bell hooks

Redefining Realness by Janet Mock


The patriarchy is dead … but the kyriarchy lives on, Nichi Hodgson, Guardian, 10th September 2010

On Nerd Entitlement,  Laurie Penny, New Statesman, 29th December, 2014

Why My Son Needs Feminism by Jendella Benson, Media Diversified, 24th June, 2015

The Meme-ification of Misandry, Charlotte Shane, Medium, August 5th 2015

[EDIT: The above is not included in the version of the further reading list that I currently give out at performances of the show because it came out after they were printed.]

Seven Studies That Prove Mansplaining Exists, Lucy Vernasco, Bitch Magazine, July 14th 2014

Not All Men: A Brief History of Every Dude’s Favorite Argument, Jess Zimmerman, Time Magazine, April 28th 2014

Prattle of the sexes: Do women talk more than men?, Claudia Hammond, BBC Future, 12th November 2013

When Men Experience Sexism, Noah Berlatsky, The Atlantic, May 29th 2013

Your Princess is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds, Arthur Chu, The Daily Beast, 27th May 2014

Breaking the wall of secrecy on the sexual abuse of men by women, Ally Fogg, Guardian, 9th June 2014

Depression and the fragility of the strong, silent male, Yvonne Roberts, Guardian, 8th February 2015

Women Speak Drastically Less When They’re Surrounded by Dudes. And That’s Bad, Lindy West,  Jezebel, 19th September 2012

How Men’s Rights Leader Paul Elam Turned Being A Deadbeat Dad Into A Moneymaking Movement, Adam Serwer, Katie J.M. Baker, BuzzFeed, February 6th 2015

Justice Rising: moving intersectionally in the age of post-everything, Kimberlé Crenshaw, LSE Lecture, 26th March 2014

Kimberlé Crenshaw on intersectionality: “I wanted to come up with an everyday metaphor that anyone could use”Kimberlé Crenshaw interviewed by Bim Adewunmi, New Statesman, 2nd April 2014

Sex redefinedClaire Ainsworth, Nature, 18 February 2015

Sex isn’t chromosomes: the story of a century of misconceptions about X & Y, Ian Steadman, New Statesman,  23rd February 2015

No, The Existence of Trans People Doesn’t Validate Gender EssentialismKaylee Jakubowski, Everyday Feminism March, 9th 2015

The History And Abuse of The Fedora, Robert Rath, Escapist Magazine, 6th March 2014

The Fedora Isn’t the Problem – The Men Wearing Them Are, Noor Al-Sibsai, Feminspire, May 31st 2013


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