Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most transphobic moments in television history.
Good Men Project contributing editor Oliver Lee Bateman is one of the founders of the Moustache Club of America and Penny & Farthing, two blogzines specializing in flash fiction and creative nonfiction that he co-curates with web developer Erik Hinton, medical consultant Nathan Zimmerman, and freelance writers Christie Chapman and J. R. Powell. He is a lawyer as well as an assistant professor at the University of Texas at Arlington. Follow him on Twitter @MoustacheClubUS or on Google+. Oliver's Spring 2014 US History From the Civil War to the Present course is being live-streamed by UTA. You can access these lectures by clicking here.
“Absorbing punishment to prove you’re a man seems like the easy way out,” argues Oliver Lee Bateman.
Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.
Historian Oliver Lee Bateman examines the potential scholarly applications of websites like Xtube and RedTube.
There are genuine issues of goodness or badness to worry about in the world, but they do not involve Ryan Braun and other PED users.
Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the limits of tolerance in the context of the Kansas bill that would legalize discrimination against same-sex couples.
Oliver Lee Bateman thought he was immune to the ill effects of competitiveness. Then he got involved in e-gaming.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines one of the most poignant interviews in pro wrestling history, Dusty Rhodes’ “hard times” monologue about working-class masculinity.
What can a cartoon character like former WWE superstar “Ravishing” Rick Rude teach us about masculinity?
Wrestling magnate Vince McMahon has earned untold millions by convincing people to pay him for the right to witness his own (possibly deserved) humiliations.
Oliver Lee Bateman examines the nexus between aggression and masculinity that leads many men to participate in dangerous activities.
Dillan DiGiovanni is curious why they did it, but all that really matters is, it’s awesome.
I’m not a soccer fan, but I’d play this in a heartbeat.
Steve Utash and the hero who saved him offer us a story that can teach us how to end suffering due to racism, and more.
Make sure you’ve crossed these five things off the to-do list before approaching venture capitalist, applying for a business loan or crowd-sourcing funds.
Steven Lake explores three challenges of being a step-dad — there are many more!
It’s usually harder for younger men to look past a woman’s looks. But, it happens. Here, a young writer schools his Gen-Y brethren.
The poem “Determination” is from Elvis Alves book Bitter Melon. The video is directed by Georgina Bobb.
Brandon Billinger is passionate about sports, but, once he became a father, he realized he had to show his son that being a fan means far more than just yelling and screaming
We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?
Mark Greene asks, how is it that empathic men have been collectively tagged as “easily hurt” or “delicately aware?” Who made that decision?
David Packman went paddleboarding to try to get outside his own head, but it takes a chance encounter with a stranger to get him there.
Kermet Apio on birthday parties, the dreaded bouncy house, and gift bags filled with toys that implode like a Mission Impossible cassette.
5) Cadbury Creme Dregs: After Easter is over, we can all come down by chugging jars of slightly past-due fondant.
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