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The heavy price of pushing masculinity

In the frantic pursuit of patriarchal ideas of manhood, boys often lose their ability to love — this paves the way for cruelty and violence

Great kinky sex is just three magic words away: Conversation, consideration, consent

The kink world is one filled with safe words, sexual contracts and conscious conversations

The Baftas don’t even bother with tokenism anymore

The lack of representation at the Baftas used to at least play on the organisers’ conscience. It’s taken a step back even from that.

Oscars 2014: ’12 Years a Slave’ makes history

Steve McQueen's slavery drama won for best picture, making it the first movie from a black director to win the prize in 86 years of the Oscars.

Spoilt for choice at the Oscars

With so many good films in competition, it's difficult to predict winners at this year's Academy Awards.

Baftas: ‘Gravity’ claims biggest trophy haul

While "12 Years a Slave" won Best Film at the Baftas, it was space thriller "Gravity" that walked away with the most trophies for the night.

‘American Hustle’, ‘Gravity’ lead Oscar race

"American Hustle" and "Gravity" have each won 10 Academy Award nominations, while "12 Years a Slave" has garnered nine.

’12 Years a Slave’: Neglected tale of slavery gets Oscar boost

Critics are predicting great things for "12 Years a Slave", Steve McQueen's film based on a 160-year-old slave narrative penned by Solomon Northup.

Golden Globes: ‘American Hustle’, ’12 Years a Slave’ win top prizes

The Golden Globe ceremony has kicked-off Hollywood's awards season. Films such as "12 Years a Slave" and "American Hustle" have won top honours.

12 Years A Slave: Heroic and harrowing, but necessary?

Steve McQueen's Oscar frontrunner is only the latest mainstream film to challenge social issues a little too late, writes David Cox.

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