This is a list of magazines
primarily marketed to men
. The list has been split into subcategories according to the target audience of the magazines. This list includes both 'adult' magazines as well as more mainstream ones. Not included here are car magazines
and gadget magazines
, many of which are aimed at a primarily male audience.
General male audience
These publications appeal to a broad male audience. Some skew toward men's fashion, others to health. Most are marketed to a particular age and income demographic
Gay male audience
See Sports magazines
Lad, lads, or laddie mags (magazines) (known exclusively as men's magazines in the U.S.
) contain non-nude photography
(or topless photography in the case of some British lads mags), accompanied by articles about women (usually models or actresses); consumer stories about cars, tools, and toys; and/or guy tales of sex.
These publications contain content of a sexual nature including nude photography.
See also: List of pornographic magazines
Ethnic men's magazines
African-American men's magazines
Asian-American men's magazines
Latin-American men's magazines
- Betrock, Alan. Pin-up mania! : the golden age of men's magazines, 1950-1967. Brooklyn, N.Y. : Shake Books, 1993.
- Jackson, Peter, Nick Stevenson, and Kate Brooks. Making sense of men's magazines. Cambridge, UK : Polity Press ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 2001.
- Stibbe, Arran. "Health and the Social Construction of Masculinity in Men's Health Magazine." Men and Masculinities 7.1 (July 2004), pp. 31-51. Abstract