Tag: Men and Boys

A Young Man Nearly Lost His Life to Vaping

Gregory Rodriguez thought he had the flu when he went to the emergency room on Sept. 18, feeling feverish, nauseated and short of breath. He woke up four days later in a different hospital, with a tube down his throat connecting him to a ventilator, and two more tubes in his neck and groin, running […]

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He Didn’t Abuse His Daughter. The State Took Her Anyway.

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] For the first five years of his daughter Amanda’s life, Ping N., a restaurant manager in Manhattan, lived with his little girl and her mother. He tucked her into bed at night and enjoyed spoiling her with her favorite […]

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A New Wave of Caregivers: Men

Third of three articles. Read the first article, on paid family leave, here, and the second, on state child support, here. When you hear the word “caregiver,” what image comes to mind? Most likely it is a woman in her 40s — someone tucking her children in with a phone call to her aging mother […]

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When You’re Ready to Move Beyond Irish Spring

When a new men’s personal care company called Huron recently asked CrossFit Union Square in Manhattan to test its products, some of the men there didn’t have much basis for comparison. A few told Matt Mullenax, the 33-year-old founder of Huron, that they had never used a face wash. Eric Brown, one of the gym’s […]

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After Kanye, After Virgil, After Heron

ImageFrom left, Du of Bstroy, Ev Bravado (on the floor), Brick of Bstroy, Bloody Osiris and Tremaine Emory.CreditGioncarlo Valentine for The New York Times The hip-hop generation has arrived in luxury fashion. Here, haute street wear’s next generation of innovators and inspirations. Sept. 11, 2019 The speed with which hip-hop and high fashion have become […]

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Who’s Missing From Breast Cancer Trials? Men, Says the F.D.A.

In recent years, health officials have pushed aggressively to include more women in clinical trials of new drugs. Gone is the ban that once excluded women of childbearing age from participating in studies. Even scientists who work with animals are now encouraged to include mice and rats of both sexes. But when it comes to […]

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The Strange and Beautiful Universe of Walter Van Beirendonck

THE COLLECTION WAS called Wonder and was shown in Paris’s Bataclan theater, in the 11th Arrondissement, in late June of 2009. Large, hirsute men — bears, in the lexicon of gay male culture — stomped down the runway. A dizzying tempo of electronic music blared on the speakers. The bears had a variety of facial […]

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Why Andrew Luck’s Retirement Was So Shocking

Athletes’ retirements are fundamentally unusual. The delusions of invincibility that help players climb to spectacular sporting heights are often the same delusions that find them hanging around for too long. Few of them ever actually choose to walk away. More often, a livelihood is cut short, unceremoniously, by injury or by the posting of a […]

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The Comedians Challenging Stereotypes About Asian-American Masculinity

NOT THAT LONG AGO, my family, which includes my mother and her two siblings — all three of whom are Chinese — went to a comedy show at a well-known nightclub in Manhattan. My aunt and uncle, who live in Long Island, had gone there on an early date decades ago. My mom and her […]

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Hey, Lara Spencer, Ballet Is for Boys

Maybe Lara Spencer hasn’t seen “Billy Elliot.” It was dismaying that Ms. Spencer, a host of “Good Morning America” on ABC, would openly laugh at the news that a 6-year-old boy had elected to study ballet. Listing Prince George’s curriculum on Thursday morning, she ticked off “religious studies, computer programming, poetry and ballet.” She pronounced […]

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Girl’s Quest to Sing With Berlin’s Boys’ Choir Is Dashed

BERLIN — A court on Friday blocked a 9-year-old German girl from joining Berlin’s oldest cultural institution, its all-boys’ choir, after she sued to be allowed to sing with the chorus, in a case that pitted a push for gender parity against centuries of musical tradition. Berlin’s administrative court said that artistic freedom was more […]

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To Make It to the Moon, Women Have to Escape Earth’s Gender Bias

[Read all Times reporting on the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. | Sign up for the weekly Science Times email.] As we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, NASA has started Artemis, a program that aims “to return astronauts to the lunar surface by 2024, including the first […]

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