City Talk: Toxic Masculinity and Male Body Image, Birmingham City University, 2nd May 2019

Panel 1 – Masculinity and Body Image, Birmingham City University, 3rd May 2019

White Heterosexual Men, Athletic Bodies, and the Pleasure of Unruly Racialization – Dr Stefan Lawrence, Newman University, Birmingham, UK
Young Disabled Men Negotiating Sex and Sexuality in England – Professor David Abbott, University of Bristol, UK
Self-Made Men: Trans Masculine Embodiment and Body Image – Dr Michael Toze, University of Lincoln, UK
“It’s to do with a look rather than anything else (and the bravery needed to wear it)”: Female Masculinity Today – Dr Finn Mackay, University of the West of England, UK

Panel 2 – Masculinity and Body Image, Birmingham City University, 3rd May 2019

The Black Body Politic – Ian Sergeant, Birmingham City University, UK
“What I’m Out for is a Good Time, All the Rest is Propaganda”: Excessive Bodies, Hyper-Masculinity and the Performance of the Northernness on Geordie Shore – Daniel Martin, Warwick University, UK
Who is this ‘buff’ body for? Hegemonic Masculinity and the Absence of Sex in Silent Witness – Dr Ashley Morgan, Cardiff Met, UK
Objectify Yourself: Spornosexual Politics – Mark Simpson, freelance journalist