GMP TV: BREAK OUT of the Man Box! [video]

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The Man Box says, “Be a ‘real man’ or pay the price.” But for millions of American men, its time to break the hell out.

Help is On the Way: We’ve Finally Noticed Boys’ Struggles

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Mark Sherman is part of a growing bipartisan effort toward the establishment of a White House Council on Boys and Men.

Building a Better Society: Survival of Boys in Boarding Schools

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Sally Fraser reflects on what led her to become Director of Boarding School Action, an organization for troubled boys.

Are Boys Just Wired to Treat Girls Differently?

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A mother observes her son’s behavior and ponders the nature/nurture question.

These Are The Realities Facing Transgender Youth

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I wanted to scream for a 10-year-old boy, who was so scared to cause pain to his family and receive harassment from his peers, he was willing to lock up his feelings inside of him.

GMP on BBC London: Talking Boys, Emotional Toughness and Reduced Life Expectancy

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Mark Greene explains why the damaging culture of male emotional toughness results in men’s reduced life expectancy

Stop Complaining about Boys/Men

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A new way of taming male energy.

An Open Letter to My Father: What It Means to Be a Man

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This is an open letter to my father, Marvin Jacobs, describing his character—and even more important, the actions he’s taken to demonstrate it through his life.

As A Separated Father, Did I Fail? Did I Succeed?

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Raising a boy when you’re not married to his mother is difficult, but sometimes it’s the right thing to do

Teaching My Boys By My Example, Not My Words

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We know that our actions speak louder than your words, but how much louder?

#56: Teen Alzheimer’s Inventor

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An innovative 15-year-old has invented a device to help millions of Alzheimer’s patients.

Oh How Fast Our Children Grow

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From birth to college—Judy Clement Wall captures her son’s journey into manhood on the measuring wall.

Fundamentalism, Chaos, or Integration—Take Your Pick

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Will we raise boys with the capacity to achieve harmony and integration—at the center of the river—or will we raise our boys to either reject new ideas (rigidity) or destroy anything that upsets them (chaos)?

Is the Gender Blend Trend a Vision of True Love?

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One mother learns to celebrate the #GenderBlend trend as an expression of true love and freedom for her kids and the world.

Sometimes a Cup is Just a Cup

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Color isn’t always a fashion statement, nor is it a gender identifier. Sometimes, it’s just a practical choice.

Tuberous Sclerosis: A Father’s Journey

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The fears that come up when your baby is diagnosed with a rare disorder are nothing compared to this father’s determination to give his son all that he can.