Sex In The 1980’s

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Richard Benson considers whether boyhood was more innocent in the 1980s compared to today.

What Hooking Up Means to Your Teenage Son: Notes for Parents

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Andrew Smiler lists 9 things parents need to know when talking to their teens about dating and hooking up.

From Boys to Men – Tales of Two Adolescents

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Why do young people of roughly the same age and background turn out so differently?

Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes

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Does the stereotypical man exist?

Bodies in Motion: My First Date

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Jason Kapcala was always moving at full speed, so the first time he put on the brakes was a disorienting experience.

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Puberty: 3/16

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Like puberty isn’t bad enough, but some people have to go and write about it.

Failure Is An Option

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Kids need to be able to fail in order to learn how to succeed.

The Function of Adrenalin in Boys’ Rites of Passage

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The young generation can be a threat to the status quo, or an energy source that needs direction, depending on how we meet the challenge.

Batter Up

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My girlfriend’s 15 year old kid had played a year of Little League and hadn’t picked up a bat or glove since. This was an opportunity for us to bond, but the odds were stacked against us.

Boys and Men Just Want Sex. Right?

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In reality, most male undergraduates don’t have—or want—multiple sex partners.

Letter to J., Who I Used to Mentor

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Michael Copperman finds that the right moment to mentor usually comes on the way to somewhere else.

Why We Crave Porn

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Although we treat porn as a commodity, it is actually a deeply desired human interaction.

The Utility of Violent Porn

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Under what circumstances is it acceptable to simulate non-consensual or violent sex?

Beginning a Dialogue on Death

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Coach Cj Swaby’s fight against grief.

Muslim Mosh Pit

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Young American men have sanctioned outlets for rage and rebellion their counterparts in conservative Islam do not.

Why Do We Still Circumcise Boys?

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Whether childhood circumcision is acceptable or not is an ethical question, not a medical one. Chuck Ross asks, why did we ever circumcise boys?