Let’s live as if we appreciate the others in our lives, human and otherwise.
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.
Brynn Tannehill speaks about some of the roots of anti-transgender violence, and steps we can take to end it.
John McElhenney just trashed his online dating profiles, so he can find his real match in the real world.
Rion Amilcar Scott details recent acts of police brutality and the wounds they leave behind.
David Shectman allows us to see a small, beautiful moment between him and his daughter, and shows us what gratitude is all about.
David Ryan Polgar, on finding the sweet spot of connection this Thanksgiving.
Jamie Utt explains how racism robs us of our ability to feel and to empathize in the face of injustice.
7 ways to avoid breaking your own rules and stop settling for less.
It turns out that all the talk about Benghazi over the last two years was a giant waste of time, there just never was a cover up.
Alyssa Royse, on a bizarre love quadrangle, civil disobedience, and the bright witty stars of the Seattle Seahawks.
Ultimately, the literary fantasy is just that: a fantasy. Nathan Graziano shows us how.
After watching Nick Stevenson’s character, Pete Harper, in Orange is the New Black, David Packman raises the issue of the age-old Aussie male stereotype.
Time, history, and experience gave you confidence with your last love. When you’re ready, Jonathan Buzin has some tips for starting over.
Jordan Gray says that we’re all so fearful of coming across as dependent, that we never learn to lean on each other in a healthy way.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).