Mike Hrostoski’s personal story about love, loss and the importance of turning your heart back on.
Men may think what they want is shockingly antisocial, but digging deeper reveals that what men truly want is actually quite ordinary and healthy.
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
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.
“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.”
An excerpt from a novel of sex trafficking and justice in Southeast Asia, by K. R. Dial, advocate of the International Justice Mission.
Jamie Reidy shares the funny story of the first time he and his father watched an R-Rated movie together: “Animal House.”
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.
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.
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
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.
Cara Lemieux asks men a variety of questions and the result gives us a deeper glimpse into how modern men view work, goals, parenting and relationships.
In all the ways decorating can feel feminine, men can feel inadequate
Give her the gift that sucks year round.
A short animation about treating depression with compassion.
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Sarah Thebarge wonders if it’s really necessary for her online dating site to ask her whether she uses ketchup on her grilled cheese and who her favorite Kardashian is.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Patte Wheat LeVan profiles sculptor James Kelsey.
Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
“We all feel angry. We don’t all choose to abuse because we’re angry.”
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.