Introducing GQ's New Masculinity Issue, Starring Pharrell
GQ editor-in-chief Will Welch says masculinity is changing—and change is good.
GQ is rejecting men as a readership. "One way we've addressed it is by making a magazine that isn't really trying to be exclusively for or about men at all."
on attempting an issue like this
on how masculinity is changing—and change is good
GQ EIC poses question: “How do you make a so-called men’s’ magazine” in the “shut up and listen moment?” The Answer: “by making a magazine that isn’t really trying to be exclusively for or about men at all.”
A "so-called men's magazine," for all you so-called men
Park MacDougald 💅
“When I found out that I would be the editor in chief of GQ, most people said stuff like “Amazing!” and “Congrats!” But one particularly perceptive friend reacted in a way that I'll never forget. “Yikes,” she said.”
Mark D. White
Mieke Beth Thomeer
Of course, it would be just after finishing writing my lecture on men's and women's magazines that I would see the new GQ on new masculinities:
Nice reminder that a sociology lecture never quite done...