About Cameron Conaway

Cameron Conaway, Executive Editor at The Good Men Project, is a former MMA fighter and an award-winning poet. He is the author of Caged: Memoirs of a Cage-Fighting Poet, Bonemeal: Poems and Until You Make the Shore. Conaway is on the Editorial Board at Slavery Today. Follow him on Google+ and on Twitter: @CameronConaway.

On the Pittsburgh Stabbing: “Boys are always stabbing and shooting up schools.”

High School Stabbings

Another massive act of violence has been perpetrated against our nation’s students. Why aren’t we mentioning education in our talks about prevention?

10 Reasons I Love Jameson Irish Whiskey


Cameron Conaway used to occasionally ask for Jameson when he wanted whiskey. Now it’s his top choice. Here are a few reasons why.

If Mindy Kaling REALLY Was a Human Trafficker


Mindy Kaling jokingly referred to herself as a “human trafficker” of “handsome men” on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Do I take offense to that? You’re damn right I do.

The Social Impact of #UniteBlue


Want to harness and leverage the power of social media to organize around key political issues? Unite Blue seems to have a few things to teach.

Detroit Tigers Sign Miguel Cabrera for $292 Million. Meanwhile, Detroit.


The average teacher in Detroit would have to work 5,840 years to make what baseball player Miguel Cabrera will “earn” in 10.

Comparison Fail: Enslaved American Child vs. Enslaved Thai Child

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A recent photo-gone-viral (and the comments it generated) shows we’ve got a long way to go when it comes to understanding slavery and the needs of children.

Confessions of a New Rugby Fan


Cameron Conaway expected to have an unforgettable time in Ireland, but he didn’t expect to fall in love with a new sport and a new culture. #JamesonJourneys. Raise a glass to Jameson for sponsoring this story.

Why Am I Here? GMP Published a Story About the Sex Trafficking of Boys That Nobody Else Would.


Award-winning poet and journalist Cameron Conaway on why he thinks The Good Men Project is a mission worth keeping alive.

Beyond Bangers & Mash: Community Matters at This Irish Pub in State College


The Jameson Whiskey will be smooth no matter where you have it, but an Irish pub isn’t authentic until it embraces the Irish sense of community.

Replace Fear of the Unknown With Curiosity: A Life Lesson From Goats


These goats could have walked around the flexible steel ribbon and simply accepted it as some random new part of their environment. They could have. But they’re going viral and have something to teach because they didn’t.

Join Us Tonight at 9pm EST For Our Latest #GMPChat. Topic: Travel


Do you love to travel and want to share your own insights? Are you interested in traveling but are not sure where to start? Join us tonight on Twitter for a #GMPChat about all things travel.

The Disposability of Boys


The UN’s recent reports on the treatment of children in Syria and in the Roman Catholic Church revealed some of the despicable acts committed against boys that are part of a disturbing and hidden global trend.

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News to Know: India Eradicated Polio, 3 Years Ago


In 2009 India was home to half of the world’s polio cases. They haven’t had a case since January 2011. How did this happen? Global collaboration.

Ideas For a Socially Conscious Valentine’s Day


If we’re going to spend $18.6 billion this Valentine’s Day let’s at least make an attempt to support some groups who are striving to incorporate ethics into their business practices.

Human Rights Watch: Gay Men Beaten on Camera in Russia


More than once I’ve overheard someone say with annoyance, “Gay people are so loud about their rights.” This is why we all need to be. True equality never came quietly.

Philip Seymour Hoffman Reflects on the Nature of Happiness

Philosopher Simon Critchley and actor Philip Seymour Hoffman have a discussion on what happiness is and when they’ve truly experienced it.