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China’s Metrosexual Crackdown

  • September 23, 2021September 23, 2021

China’s ruling Communist Party has reportedly finally had enough of impossible male prettiness, and is cracking down on the promotion of metrosexuality. ‘Sissy’ boybands, ‘vulgar’ social media influencers, reality TV and ‘abnormal esthetics’ have been denounced by China’s mighty broadcast… Read More »China’s Metrosexual Crackdown

Ronaldo’s Coming Home

  • August 31, 2021September 30, 2021

Football may not be coming home, after England’s Euros finals defeat earlier this year. But football’s greatest star, and perhaps the world’s most famous face and body, is going to be ‘back where I belong’. In England. According to his… Read More »Ronaldo’s Coming Home

Metrosexual Podcastery

  • August 14, 2020September 3, 2020

Back in early March I contributed over the phone to a Slate magazine podcast by Willa Paskin on the history of the metrosexual Stateside. I first wrote about my insufferably pretty offspring in the UK’s Independent newspaper in 1994 –… Read More »Metrosexual Podcastery

Danish Spornosexuality

  • May 18, 2019December 24, 2020

According to a recent article on male image from DR, the Danish version of the BBC, ‘From Hippie to Sex Symbol‘, the 21st Century belongs to my Rocky Horror-esque creations – the Metrosexual (‘metroseksuelle’) and the Spornosexual (‘spornosexsuelle’). Although I… Read More »Danish Spornosexuality