The Slippery Slope of Blaming Depression or Anxiety For The GermanWings Murder-Suicide


Quickness to explain this tragedy by labeling the co-pilot as ‘depressed’ or ‘anxious’ could serve to further stigmatize and discourage openness and treatment for these common human conditions.

Let’s Give Them Something to Talk About


See what our readers are talking about on Twitter!

Inside the Conversation: The Good Men Project Writers Group

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A look inside the place where the conversation no one else is having happens.

Tweets of the Day – Veterans Day and More


See what our readers are saying about us on Twitter!

Teen Fathers: Trying and Barely Hanging On

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Dr. Andrew Irvin Smiler continues to unpack the lives of teenage dads, identifying the struggles, the emotions, and feeling locked out of your own life.

Wednesday Writer Tweets of the Day


See what some of our writers are saying on Twitter, and how you can follow them.

Challenging Casanova: What This Book Reveals About Young Men Changes Everything


Marie Franklin reviews the book Challenging Casanova by Andrew Smiler and looks at how it fits with her own experience.

What Millennial Men Need to Know About Their Physical and Sexual Health (Video)

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Dr.Vibe chats with Dr. Andrew Smiler and Ray Grayson about the physical and sexual health of young men.

Are We Afraid Of Men In Love?


Despite what the media shows us, Andrew Smiler insists that very few guys are in relationships just for the sex.

Condoms! Condoms Everywhere!

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Andrew Smiler applauds the American Association of Pediatrics’ recommendations that adolescents be taught to use condoms and that condoms be made more available to them.

Please Don’t Empower My Rapist

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Kirsten Clodfelter was one of those girls who was raped after being plied with drinks by her rapist, and she has a message for Emily Yoffe.

It Takes a Village to Raise These Rapists

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Andrew Smiler discusses how seemingly good kids from Maryville, Steubenville, & Glen Ridge could end up accused of rape.

10 Writing Tips if You’re Writing for The Good Men Project

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Notes from a Writer’s Workshop.

How to Use Superhero Films to Talk about Masculinity

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Andrew Smiler offers 7 questions to start conversation about masculinity using superhero films.

Happy Egalitarian Valentine’s Day!

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Andrew Smiler insists that we need to reframe Valentine’s Day to make it less about buying jewelry for ladies, and more about expressing love for one another.

New Year’s Resolution: Change ‘The Talk” into the Conversation

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Andrew Smiler impores people to talk more openly and consistently about sex and sexuality with their young children.