A manosphere movement is sweeping the globe in search of new men’s styles and trends.
As fashion trends have shifted, so have men’s feelings about them.
Men’s self-esteem has declined in recent years as their appearance has gotten more “masculine,” according to a study released earlier this year by the Pew Research Center.
In fact, a recent Pew Research survey found that only 37% of men said they “have a lot of respect for women’s looks,” while 74% said they have a lot or some respect for men’s looks.
Men are also increasingly uncomfortable with being seen in the way that women are.
A 2016 survey by the Men’s Health survey found 60% of American men felt they were “more likely to be embarrassed about dressing in a certain way” than women, and 56% of women said they felt that way.
While men are generally happier about being seen wearing women’s clothing, men’s desire to wear women’s clothes is often rooted in fear of losing their manhood.
It is a fear that comes from years of social pressure, from watching women in tight clothing or being called “sluts” and “slutty” for wearing the same clothes as them.
And it is a very real fear for men who are worried that they will lose their manliness if they don’t dress in a way that makes them appear to be a woman.
“I don’t like to look at myself as a woman because I know that if I do, my manhood will be threatened,” said David, a 27-year-old graphic designer and graphic designer from North Carolina.
“So it’s really important to me that I dress up and show off my femininity to show that I am a man and that I’m not a slut.”
“There are a lot men who have been told that men can’t dress like women, so why should I?” said Michael, a 33-year old designer from South Carolina who is also from North Korea.
“If I don’t, it will be seen as a failure, which is really hard for me to deal with.”
While men’s self esteem is at an all-time low, many men still worry about how to look and dress in the public sphere.
And that is where a new movement called “The Manosphere” comes in.
Created in 2009 by a group of men who wanted to preserve the traditional ways of dressing in order to promote a sense of manhood and masculinity, the movement has been growing rapidly in recent months.
And its success is a sign of just how important it is for men to embrace their masculinity.
But it has also led some men to question how much they are comfortable dressing in women’s fashion.
“Some of the biggest things that I’ve noticed over the past year or so is that I don, like, have a good sense of myself, and I don)t know if I have any good self-worth,” said Matthew, a 22-year veteran of the Marine Corps who works in marketing and sales for a financial services company in North Carolina who did not want to be identified by his real name because he was afraid of being bullied by others for his masculine ways.
“People assume that because I’m a man that I need to dress like a woman, but it’s not really that way.”
Matthew has been wearing women to work for several years now, but said he is still struggling to find a “good way” to dress.
“My whole thing is that men should be able to wear whatever they want to wear to work,” Matthew said.
“There’s a lot more freedom to be yourself when you wear women clothes, because there’s no judgment.”
He is one of several men who said they do not feel comfortable in women-only areas at work or in public spaces.
“It feels like the worst kind of harassment,” said Mark, a 29-year Marine Corps veteran who works at a financial service company in Washington, D.C. “The people who want to harass me have to be the people who think I’m the worst, because that’s the only way that I can express myself.”
But for others, like Michael, who has worked in marketing for the past four years, the backlash against men who wear women-specific clothing has not been as harsh as he feared.
“For the most part, I’m pretty open to men in general dressing up as women,” Michael said.
The problem is, I have a certain level of fear that if that happens, it could mean that I lose my manliness.
And I really have no idea how to respond to that.
“In the past, Michael said he would sometimes dress up to fit in with the women in the office, but he was “kind of embarrassed” when he found out that he had