No, My 10-Year-Old Son Isn’t Looking for a Girlfriend. He Likes Boys.

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People assume a 10-year-old boy in a Zumba class is after one thing. So why are they so shocked when he’s not?

Decriminalizing Trauma

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Some new alternatives to “Fight, Flight or Freeze.”

Why I Believe My Son’s Life is Safer if He Questions Authority

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Respect for authority is great, but blind obedience can leave a child open to all kinds of abuse.

The Aftermath of Abandonment, What Becomes of the Brokenhearted?

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His father abandoned him time and time again, but Brian Bowers has found his own path to peace and acceptance.

Mountain Ash Berries

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Ed Harkness writes of “the sting of living” in this fond memory of horseplay with his sons.

Our Boys Are Now at Greater Risk Than Girls

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Dottie Lamm on recognizing the real at-risk youth of today.

We Are All on the Same Team

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We have to look passed labels, appearances and perceived identities.

Finding Inspiration: Stalking the Bogeyman

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A powerful play with a message of hope and healing.

What’s the Difference?

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What do we mean by “unwanted sexual experience”?

My Journey Into the Spectrum; A Mother’s Visit to a Gay-Straight Alliance Meeting

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From supporting her just-out-of-the-closet son, to a group hug with a roomful of self-doubting teens, one mother’s quest to ease the pain of being different.

My Problem With Boys

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Ariel Chesler is a dad of daughters who is sick and tired of how parents of boys feel justified to let their kids destroy things, because “boys will be boys” excuse.

Strength in Numbers

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Penn State, The Peaceful Hearts Foundation and the importance of community.

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

My Daughter Throws Like a Girl and My Son Is Such a Boy

Dave Lesser can’t ignore the innate gender differences between his daughter and son, but won’t let them be limited or defined by phrases like “girly-girl” or “boys will be boys.”

Top 5 Things I’ve Learned from ‘Sesame Street’

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‘Sesame Street’ is Celebrating Their 45th Anniversary this week. James Halcomb talks about what boys learn by watching this classic show from his childhood.

My Son Likes Nail Polish

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Caren Chesler’s son wears pink nail polish simply because he likes it. She thinks that’s what makes him a leader.

Are We Adequately Preparing Our Boys and Young Men for Their Future?

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GMP has a new Education Editor, and he’s interested in your submissions.