Gender without an audience

“2020 was queen of wacky lockdown trends and a look back over some of them suggests that many of us were questioning, if not abandoning, our gender performances, whether we knew it or not…”

Eve McMullen explores how lockdown has given people the freedom to change and experiment with their gender expression.


Maybe It’s Maybelline… Or Maybe It’s War Paint For Men

“War Paint … makeup for men.” When the founder of War Paint went on Dragon’s Den in September 2019, he began his pitch by stating that he couldn’t find a brand that related to him “as a man”. From her padded executive’s chair, Deborah Meaden concurs, arguing that he’s done “a cracking job”, because “there’s Read More…