Jean Pierre-Kanedry delivers contraceptives to health clinics in Senegal.
Three years after starting the journey to film The Vasectomist the documentary is complete, but as Jonathan Stack explains, “The film is just the beginning…”
Jonathan Stack sometimes wonders, “Why in the world did I have to open my big fat mouth and start this crazy project?”
Australia hosts the world’s-first vasectomy-athon asking men to take a very personal action to save the planet, protect their families and do right by themselves.
All of the teachings, all of the knowledge and all the framework exists to help us rise up to our potential, but somehow we keep falling short.
As Jonathan Stack points out, “The biggest challenge always to increasing men’s acceptance of vasectomies is overcoming our fears about our own sexuality.”
Fertility, by definition, is a highly personal matter that demands sensitivity, but the situation on the planet has become so bad that to avoid a conversation about humanity’s growing numbers out of sensitivity is worse than not talking about it at all.
For Jonathan Stack, filmmaking is all about capturing “the best in imperfect people operating under the most challenging of circumstances.”
Everywhere in the world there is a certain percentage, a very small percentage of men who will do the right thing, no matter what the obstacles they may face.
“Everywhere I go, people, be they rich or poor, black or white, men or women, all express the same unease and frustration about modern life with its crowded cities, crowded roads, crowded schools and crowded hospitals.”
The Vasectomy Project is encouraging men to join forces and take responsibly for family planning. This is an opportunity to bring people together to talk about our collective responsibility while offering men a concrete way to contribute towards a solution by having a vasectomy.
A lighthearted look at how Ken Dafoe let himself be talked into what he should have gotten done years before.
Jim Gray on the nitty-gritty details of his vasectomy, his experience of fatherhood, and how they go together.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld sees parallels between the German Third Reich and the inequalities of today
“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”
Child laborers get the chance to share their stories through writing and art.
No words here, just a musical tribute.
Voting with your feet just got a whole lot easier.
Raoul Wieland tries to balance his natural-born privileges with his own sadness and feelings of being unmoored to any larger social issue.
Nelson Mandela touched many, many lives. Here’s one of those stories.
Matt Brennan doesn’t think that Charles Barkley or any other celebrity should be raising your kids.
Nelson Mandela’s impact will be felt for generations. Claire Thurston shares how Mandela’s two fathers helped to influence the type of man that he would become.
Jacob Tucker’s brother just turned 24. And it’s time Jacob told him what he really thinks about him.
Matthew Remski and Michael Stone write about the spirituality of fatherhood and family life.
Ben Martin listens to the way we talk to kids. And he finds it incomprehensible that we can’t give them the respect we give to adults.
Four men, one piano, amazingly beautiful holiday music.