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What makes a ‘real man’?

Men need to stop being scared to express their masculinity in the 21st century

By Serena Kutchinsky  

Is Tony Soprano the archetypal "real man"?

This is the text of a talk I gave on Saturday 23rd May at the How The Light Gets In festival in Hay-on-Wye on a panel with the feminist and author Julie Bindel, the Labour Mp and mayoral candidate Diane Abbott, and the former editor of the Erotic Review Rowan Pelling. My argument is that real man is a necessary and evolutionary concept which could help counter the notion of a “crisis of masculinity” which Diane Abbott highlighted…

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