9 Facts About the Israel-Palestine Conflict On Which We Can All Agree

4636267602_fe0be1aeda_z.jpg

Qasim Rashid helps us find a middle ground.

Is There A Monologist In Your House?

Some People Don't Know When to Stop Talking

What do You do When Someone Dominates the Conversation?

Lessons from #NotAllMen/#YesAllWomen

lessons couple FaceMePLS.jpg

#YesAllWomen wasn’t an attack; it was an almost unprecedented invitation to listen. Devin McCutchen shares what we can learn from these six words.

Men Conversing Rationally, Something Needed More In Online Comments Sections

Comment-Final copy

When a female teacher gives a fifteen year old a lap dance, you’d expect the news story itself to be the most disturbing part. You would be wrong.

So Long Sophomore Slump

sophomore slump, tired, student, nineteen, college, university, second year

Sophomore year isn’t about surviving, it’s about thriving.

The Married Men Don’t Talk Show (Video)

Screen Shot 2013-09-25 at 11.15.03 PM

An online radio show about marriage does not allow women to call in, only to listen.

The Crisis of Masculinity in Britain

diane abbott, masculinity, uk, british,

There is a “crisis of masculinity in Britain” because of the pressures rapid economic and social change have placed on masculine identity says Diane Abbott, a senior British Politician. The rise of a “Viagra and Jack Daniels culture” is an indication of the pressure young men are under to live up to “pornified ideals.”

I’m a Terrible, Awful Parent

2013-05-06-SMMayVelveteenRabbit

Does our childish behavior make us bad parents? William Lucas Walker shares a snapshot of his own experience.

Easy Targets: The Top 10 in April on The Good Life

science, progress, nature, human species, life on Earth, empowerment, self actualization, relationships, love, peace

Brought to you by the people who make aiming high, look easy.

WOW! See What a Civil, Intelligent Feminism/Men’s Rights Dialogue Looks Like

MRFEM

The partisan voices that seek to maintain the ideological status quo will continue to encourage us to go binary and fight. But here’s what happens when they don’t get their way.

Five Films That Changed the Game

M*A*S*H movie, Little Big Man movie, A Clockwork Orange movie, The Godfather movie, The Graduate movie, The Good Life, The Good Men Project, Steve Jaeger

The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.

“The capacity for change in even the most backward people starts with compassion. Take it from a former Psycho Bitch from Hell.”

compassion_flickr_wonderland

This is a comment by Vironika Tugaleva on the post “How to Deal with a Psycho Bitch from Hell”. The more we label each other, the more we reduce each other to stereotypes and the more we barriers up the walls between each other. We have to start at compassion to be able to reach through the awful moments.

“This project blows the stereotype of ‘women are the talkers, sharers and emoters’ out of the water.”

photo by amsler pix

This comment-of-the-day was by Eileen on “This Much I Know to Be True”

“You have enemies? Good. That means you’ve stood up for something, sometime in your life.”

winston_churchill

This comment was from Ovik Banerjee, on the post “This Much I Know to Be True” by The Good Men Project founder, Tom Matlack.

Unveiling the Taboo: Days of Dialogue to Prevent Child Sexual Abuse

road_flickr_powazny

Removing the stigma around talking about sexual violence against men is key to the path to recovery and a healthier, safer world.

Creating a New Dialogue on Men and Suicide, But With What Words…?

photo by polmuadi

Lee Crockford is setting out to help prevent the avoidable suicides amongst Aussie men. As always, it starts by having the words to talk about it.