What’s a Dad to Do When His Daughter Wants to Dress as Han Solo?

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…put on a Princess Leia costume, of course.

Why I Love Men—A Feminazi’s Confession

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Carlota Zimmerman might identify as a “feminazi” but she thinks women who hate men need to take a closer look in the mirror.

What Women Need from Romance

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Baby, don’t fear the romance. A focus group of 10 men and 10 women examine romance and find that what women need isn’t money, things, or fancy dinners.

A Man by Any Other Name — Does “Gentleman” Still Mean Anything?

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Once upon a time it was a designation of character. One that men strove for, one that was valued. Are those times forever gone?

What’s Needed To Raise Boys Into Balanced Men

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Jose Aviles on what boys need and the dangers ahead if we fail them.

5 Things I Wish My Father Had Told Me About Men

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Her Daddy didn’t tell her, so she learned the hard way. Men are people too, and most of them are good.

The New Man Paradigm

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Shifts in traditional gender roles are allowing men more freedom to explore who and how they want to be.

If Dads Date Their Daughters, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

If Daddy-Daughter Dates are a Thing, Are Moms Supposed to Be “Dating” Their Sons Too?

Many people feel strongly that father-daughter “dates” are an important tool for teaching girls how they should expect to be treated by the opposite sex, but does the same rationale apply for mothers and sons?

Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Men Engage. Yeah, We Do.

Dameyon Bonson argues that, despite the popular stereotype, men do talk about their emotions, fears, and anxieties, but oftentimes, they just aren’t heard.

Three Cheers for Cartoon Characters Who Don’t Conform To Gender Roles

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N.C. Harrison examines an animated series that’s challenged one gender stereotype after another.

Psssssstt… Miss Independent May Actually Want You to Take Care of Her

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It’s not always easy to find the balance between chivalry and chauvinism.

#LikeABoy Shows a Different Side of Little Boys

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After the Always #LikeAGirl campaign took off, MommyShorts blogger Ilana started getting #LikeABoy snapshots. What they showed was a different side of boyhood.

Daddies Cry Too

Daddies Cry Too

After his young son announced that “Daddies don’t cry,” Michael Bryant had to explain to his son why everyone—Daddies included—occasionally needs to have a good cry.

A Love Letter to Confident Women

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Warren Talbot on all the ways he loves women.

Peace Monger

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This Tree Hugging Hippie Pacifist Needs To Go Heart To Heart With Those Who Glorify War

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

Enabling Princesses: When Being a Good Daddy Goes Too Far

David Guba looks at a recent news story about an American fathering “claiming” a kingdom in Africa to make his daughter a princess and considers what lessons the father might be teaching his young heiress.