List of men's magazines

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

Sports magazines

See Sports magazines

Lad mags

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.

Pornographic magazines

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


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  • 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

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