Trading Hope for Action

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

Book Excerpt from Mike Hrostoski’s “August.”

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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

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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

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“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

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

The Lotus Keeper: An Excerpt

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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

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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.