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What makes a man?

The Peak team shares their perspectives on the idea of modern masculinity.

Confidence in his own skin, empathy and the desire to protect, either his loved ones or the powerless. This has always been my definition of masculinity, not just for modern times. jennifer chen the peak singapore
Jennifer Chen
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Fazlie Hashim
Art Director

Respect. Even if you defy the definition of masculinity.


Unfortunately, a general unwillingness to ask for directions. Also morning stubble.

Goh Wee Tseng
Weets Goh

(Previously debated: How important is cultural philanthropy, given that there are more pressing social issues to support?)

Lynette Koh
Watches & Fashion Editor
Ideally, whatever went into making Chris Hemsworth.

Adeline Wong

Someone who doesn’t put women down and helps with household chores. No king-of-the-hearth mentality and – very importantly – no BO.

(Previously debated: How much are you willing to pay for chicken rice?)

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