Sen. Lindsey Graham Compares Ukraine To, You Guessed It, Benghazi

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You have to admire his devotion.

“Be A Man!” The War Cry, The Tragedy.

In this excerpt from his new book, The Remade Parent, author Brett Hetherington, talks about the typical cold, distant father. And their impressionable sons.

On Boys, Nature, Aggression

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Conservationist Matt Williams shows the importance of reconnecting everyone, especially boys, back to the natural world.

Tomorrow’s Headline: Dude Found Unconscious and Bloody in Elevator

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Tsach Gilboa, with a cautionary tale dedicated to the young guy who tried to pick a fight in the Santa Monica gym elevator.

Call for Submissions: What’s Good About Masculinity?

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We want the good. Give us your glimpse into modern-day masculinity and the way it functions in positive ways within our society.

Five Ways to Fight Like a (Modern) Man

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Navigating the brave new world of the modern argument.

The Little Gold Colt: There Are No Accidental Shootings

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Thomas Pluck on fear, firearms and the struggle for Manhood.

Tween-Age Wasteland

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Radio rock revelry gave one pre-pubescent his first taste of stardom.

What Marijuana Means to Me

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For Grace, marijuana represents the destruction of her family.

Out of the Haze

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Brandon W. Mosley is called a ‘unicorn’ by his classmates—for being a non-toking college student surrounded by aggressive, athletic stoners.

When Teen Boys Lose Hope

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Hopeless and angry young males can do desperate things. How mentors can stand by in their times of crisis.

A Threat and a Promise

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Pro tip from a waiter: don’t enlist the staff in your wedding proposal. But if you do, do it right.

What Are You Prepared to Do?

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In case of a violent attack, J. A. Drew Diaz says that it’s time to embrace the corollary to the Boy Scout motto: be prepared to fight back.

How Social Messages Can Make a Man a Bad Lover

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What you believe may keep you from greater intimacy and satisfaction.

Embracing Destruction

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How do we learn to take decisive action?

How to Become a Warrior

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The warrior is sensitive enough to discern truth, and has the courage to stand up for it.