Media Masculinity Within the Margins
Glossary of terms
Brom-com—“Bromantic Comedy”; a subset of a rom-com that features two men’s relationship as the central romance, albeit their relationship is platonic; homoerotic undercurrents are often present.
Brony—Originally, a male that is into My Little Pony franchise, but which has morphed into a term that describes any male that is interested in stereotypically female products and pursuits.
Bromance—A seemingly heterosexual relationship between two straight men, often ridiculed by men and women who aren’t ready for male emotional openness.
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