Duncan Alldridge asks and answers the question “What’s the point of a men’s group?”
Mark Sherman has four grandsons and wants boys who act in typical boy ways to feel good about themselves. Society, at least in schools, may be sending a different message.
Ariel Chesler has been told his whole life that boys in groups are dangerous, but he has faith that young men are capable of much more than making trouble.
When Erik Proulx has trouble moving forward as a business owner, he remembers the advice of his line coach back in his high school football games.
Nick Florest realizes that telling a middle-schooler to “get over it” when his heart is broken is not the soundest of advice.
Gabriel Goldstein sends off his older brother to military service with a moving portrait of their brotherly bond.
Teaching boys that “boys don’t cry” can cripple them as men, but under the right tutelage even this questionable lesson is valuable in the right context.
A Wisconsin teacher uses an essay about wolves to teach her students about empathy, environmentalism, and looking at all sides of a complex issue.
David Karpel, a father and self-defense instructor, believes the “Knockout Game” is yet another example of how we are failing our boys.
10 real male warriors and what they can tell us about our lives.
Because cell phones can be a lifeline for battered victims of sexual assault and stalking.
Troy Palmer thinks the Beastie Boys were right to fight for their song, but they got so much more wrong.
Five simple guidelines from Eido T. Shimano Roshi.
Jarune Uwujaren explains that by claiming to not see race, you’re actually dismissing the experiences of people who face racism every day.
JJ Vincent is convinced that this could have been the boldest ad of the year…or ever. What do you think?
Kristine Rose thinks you should tell all your dirty secrets to your new partner.
Jaime Zepeda finds a way to seriously enjoy life, by not taking himself too seriously.
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.
This comment is from James on the post “Are We Raising Emotionally Literate Boys?”
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.