Talking About Mental Illness and Gender Inequality

Each gender has its own challenges in having mental health recognized. Tyler Jacobson pleas for stereotypes to be dropped so more people can find health.

Just Stop Obsessing About All of Your Sons Choices

Our sons will need a lot of guidance on many issues as they grow up. Choosing candy based on gender is not one of them.

Your Deaf Kids and the Dinner Table

For hearing parents of deaf children, who have not learned to sign.

A Boy and His Bike

The freedom to go exploring on a bike can be the beginning of a young boy’s independence.

An Interview with Tim Matsui on Sex Trafficking in the United States

STAND corresponded with Matsui about his film and his efforts to educate and inspire others to take action on the issues related to sexual violence and trafficking.

Comment of the Day: ‘I was the one who raised my kids’

Getting a divorce allowed me and my kids to move forward.

The Best Definition of a Father to Millennials

As a millennial, this is how I would define a great father.

Who Else is In Your Romantic Relationship?—A Call For Submissions

How involved is your extended family in your romantic relationship (if at all?)

Life Lessons for Kids From the Tony Awards

What children can learn from Broadway’s winners (and losers.)

When I Was a Boy: A Call For Submissions

What was your life like when you were young?

Comment of the Day: ‘For three years I was subject to extreme homophobic abuse’

Beaten up as a kid for being a ‘fag’ has left me wounded inside.

Examining Masculinity in the Aftermath of the Stanford Rape Case

Dr. Samantha Sweeney asks us to continue the conversation about gender roles and offers questions to ask yourself, and your children.

A Father’s Day Memory: Powsin Spring

Sometimes the simplest memories can be the most powerful. Chris Wiewiora shares a story from his childhood in Warsaw, Poland.

How Can I Love a Father I Never Knew

Father’s Day should be about celebrating a dad’s role in our lives. For me, it’s about overcoming his absence.

It’s Never Too Late to Be a Great Dad

No matter what kind of a dad we were in the past we can choose to be great starting right now…

Why ‘Boys Will be Boys’ is Such a Dangerous Mentality

If we want to stop the killing we must acknowledge the connection between hypermasculinity and violence.