On the Verge of Saying Something

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Life cycles seen through the lens of fishing, first kisses, manly advice, lessons in parenthood, and death.

Trading Hope for Action


Let’s live as if we appreciate the others in our lives, human and otherwise.

Book Excerpt from Mike Hrostoski’s “August.”


Mike Hrostoski’s personal story about love, loss and the importance of turning your heart back on.

What Men Really Want

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Men may think what they want is shockingly antisocial, but digging deeper reveals that what men truly want is actually quite ordinary and healthy.

I’m An Asshole Dad

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Mattias: “Dad, I forgive you.”
Me: “But I didn’t do anything wrong.”
Mattias: “That’s okay. I forgive you anyway.”
-Mattias, 5 years, 1 month

Diary of a Gay Skinhead


Brotherhood means answering when your friend has the courage to ask. A excerpt from Pedro Serrano’s book, Pride—Diary of a Gay Skinhead, in the Men and Suicide series.

‘Man Up’ – An Excerpt from Carlos Andrés Gómez’s New Book


“I am tired of men dying because they feel alone, feeling like they are destined for prison or monotony or gender role-playing or anything less than their most divine of dreams… I know that I am not alone in this.”

Inner Fear Messaging


Overcome the fear of rejection by embracing a paradigm of information gathering.

The Lotus Keeper: An Excerpt


An excerpt from a novel of sex trafficking and justice in Southeast Asia, by K. R. Dial, advocate of the International Justice Mission.

My First R-Rated Movie with My Dad

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Jamie Reidy shares the funny story of the first time he and his father watched an R-Rated movie together: “Animal House.”

Into the Abyss

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For the last 20 minutes the inmate, naked and on the edge of hysteria, has been threatening to cut himself if he doesn’t get a phone call.

Ethical Wisdom

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My mother wasn’t always a thief. But very good people do bad things sometimes when their luck has run out and nobody’s looking.

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Book Excerpt: Here’s the Bad News, Son


Why would a man hope for a daughter over a son? Steve Almond answers that question in this week’s installment of the GMP book excerpt series

Book Excerpt: Resolution

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A bloody forehead, a bad back, and a train wreck later, Joseph Levens’ New Year’s resolution pays off. An excerpt from the Good Men Project book.