Teaching Not Just Sex, But Good Sex

sex, sex education, sexuality

Sex education doesn’t teach us how to have good sex and relationships, rather how to roll the condom onto a banana and how to avoid contracting a sexually transmitted infection.

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Positivity Amid My Nightmare

Shane Burcaw, Laughing at My Nightmare

Shane Burcaw is often asked, “How do you remain so positive?” For him, it involves perspective, focus, and a Crabby Jar.

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Let’s Leave Ben & Jerry’s Out of the Hazing Conversation

Ben and Jerrys, ice cream, hazed and confused

Under scrutiny by anti-hazing advocates, the famed ice cream makers are being pressured to change the name of a new flavor.

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The Moral Dilemma of Not Hunting

hunting, omnivore

When I returned to meat eating after a stint of vegetarianism, I discovered a growing urge to know where my food came from.

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Same Sex Sex and Why We Need to Remove Labels

labeling, same sex relationships

We are all human. How about we just acknowledge ourselves as sexual beings? Whatever make-up that involves becomes individual choice.

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Homework From a Homeless Man

homeless, One Step Away, Philadelphia

I’d been teaching all day, but when I met Walt I realized I had quite a bit to learn.

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3 Simple Rules for Thriving in Online Dating

online dating, sexting,

It seems we are leaving little up our sleeve for the second date, and our brains simply aren’t ready for it.

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Discussing the Cycle of Male Verbal Abuse

verbal abuse, male verbal abuse, screaming, berating

He used the same words. He used the same towering posture. This wasn’t about teaching me or guiding me to be a man. This was about control.

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She’s Not the One

romance, true love, love at first sight

The relentless pursuit of ‘the one’ almost ruined every relationship I’ve ever had.

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Touchdowns, Tackles, and Tolstoy: Educating Guys in the Locker Room

football, locker room, young men

For six weeks, football players endured summer conditioning, and a part of that conditioning regimen was intellectual.

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#Trending: Using Social Media to Find Society’s Patterns

social media, trending, ice bucket challenge

How we interact with each other can often times be viewed in patterns. Social media is letting us completely redefine what it means to experience these trends.

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Guyhood Call for Submissions: Dating, Sex, Love, and Intimacy

sex, love, dating, intimacy, relationships

Guys, it’s about time we had “the talk.”

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Finding and Harnessing Your Inner Caveman

caveman, hunting, gathering

There is a gratitude one learns as a hunter toward the meal before him.

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Tis the Season for Feigning Football Interest

football, college football, football helmet

September brings my annual ritual of brushing up on the basest college football knowledge for use in conversation.

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Guyland: The Time Between Boyhood and Manhood

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Raoul Wieland didn’t expect to be so moved or challenged by Michael Kimmel’s book about the process of how boys become men in our society.

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Consume! On Bros and Defining the American Dream

Uncle Sam, consumerism, American Dream, America

The real issue with male apathy toward education is how it’s framed. It’s a language problem.

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