About Joanna Schroeder

Joanna Schroeder is the type of working mom who opens her car door and junk spills out all over the ground. She serves as Executive Editor of The Good Men Project and is a freelance writer whose work has appeared on sites like xoJane, hlntv.com, and The Huffington Post. Joanna loves playing with her sons, skateboarding with her husband, and hanging out with friends. Her dream is to someday finish her almost-done novel and get some sleep. Follow her shenanigans on Twitter.

Trying to Figure Out the Gender of a Stranger? Follow These Handy Instructions!

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One of those memes that we hope will go megaviral.

Why Is This So Funny? Two Guys Act Out a Conversation Between Two 60 Year-Old Sisters

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I don’t know what it is about this, but I just died laughing.

Men, Are You Dressing All Wrong?

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This fun little video from BuzzFeed actually contains some solid, stands-the-test-of-time advice for guys.

In Memory of Joep Lange, AIDS Research Hero, Who Was Killed Aboard MH17

Dr. Joep Lange and his wife, Jacqueline van Tongeren. Courtesy of the PharmAccess Foundation

Every life lost aboard MH17 was a huge blow to humanity. Here, we remember one of the great names in the race to prevent and cure AIDS, Dr. Joep Lange.

You Laugh But It’s True – Another Example of Why We Need Comedy

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South African comedian Trevor Noah puts it all on the line to open his first one-man show…

Watch This Dad Take On a Closed-Minded Radio Host Who Is Mad About Boys Wearing Dresses

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Seth Menachem, whose son sometimes likes to wear dresses, handles criticism from a radio show with admirable wit and fortitude.

New Dads, Listen Up! 6 Things You Need to Know… From Guys Who’ve Been There

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The type of funny, honest advice you’d get from your best friends… probably while drinking a cold beverage.

The 14 Times Graffiti Showed Us What Love Looks Like


You expect to find declarations of love and heartbreak in books and poems… But what about on the bathroom wall, the freeway overpass or the cracked concrete?

Gratitude is Magic


Josh Solar explains his very unscientific recipe for happiness.

Daily Show’s John Hodgman is Actually Even Funnier On His Own

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He’s one of those quietly funny guys, who stealthily sneaks lots of silly jokes into this funny interview.

Busting Stereotypes: Breastfeeding Mom Discovers Her Greatest Ally Is a Teen Boy

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What happens when a teenage boy is told that a breastfeeding mom is grossing people out in a Starbucks? Probably not what you think.

Sharing The Best Parts of Your Life on Facebook Isn’t Necessarily Deception

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Joanna Schroeder challenges a viral video’s assertion that Facebook is basically a haven for lies and narcissism intended to make people’s lives look perfect.

If Black People Said The Stuff White People Say (video)

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Seriously funny video reminds us how important it is to not say stupid stuff, even with the best of intentions.

The Owl Whisperer: The Gentlest of Men Meets the Most Furious of Beasts

Colin: Please don't give me that look.

Owl: Me? Me give YOU a look? Have you seen that giant black cat behind you?!

You just gotta admire the love and terror with which this man gently escorts a wayward owl out of his home with nothing more than a Swiffer.

Allstate Releases a Devastatingly Beautiful Ad Featuring a Gay Couple (video)

Allstate Safe in My Hands LGBT campaign

This short film’s tagline will take your breath away. What a gorgeous way to support LGBT equality.

There’s Something About the Way a Child Says “Daddy”… (video)

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This ad will pull at your heartstrings and reinforce the importance of dads.