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List of men's magazines

Men's Health magazine, published by Rodale Press, is the best-selling men's magazine on US newsstands[1]

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' pornographic magazines as well as more mainstream ones. Not included here are automobile and gadget magazines, many of which are primarily aimed towards men.


  • General male audience 1
  • Ethnic men's magazines 2
    • African/Afro-Caribbean American men's magazines 2.1
    • Latin American men's magazines 2.2
  • Gay male audience 3
  • Lads' mags 4
  • Sports magazines 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7
  • Bibliography 8
  • External links 9

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. In the US, some are marketed mainly to a specific ethnic group, such as African Americans or Hispanics.

Ethnic men's magazines

African/Afro-Caribbean American men's magazines

Latin American men's magazines

Gay male audience

Also refer to List of LGBT periodicals

Lads' mags

Lads', Lads, or Laddie mags (magazines) (known exclusively as men's magazines in English-speaking North America) contain non-nude photography (or bare-breasted photography in the case of some British "lads' mags"), women accompanied by articles about the woman that is pictured (usually models or actresses); consumer stories about cars, tools, toys, music, TV and film, sports, foods, alcoholic beverages; or "guy tales" of sexual encounters.

Sports magazines

See also


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External links

  • Calcutt, Andrew. Changing the Subject: from the Gentleman’s Magazine to GQ and Barack Obama at (November 2009)
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