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.

Cute and Pink to the Left, Cool and Blue to the Right: The Problem with Kids’ Clothes

Cute and Pink to the Left, Cool and Blue to the Right: The Problem with Kids’ Clothes

Cort Ruddy looks at how major retailers are gendering the clothing options for young boys and girls and wonders what messages these clothing items are sending to our kids.

If the Ads are Wicked, but People Are Buying, Who’s Really to Blame?

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Wicked Camper’s slogans offend a lot of people, but they’re making money so why should they care?

I Am Proud Of My Masculinity

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Graham Phoenix has felt a need to take control over what he does in life and he has had many reasons to question this over the years. He now realizes that this is an essential aspect of his masculinity, an important part of being a man.

Dear Men, You Have Been Lied To

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How recognizing you are people first and gender second can save your relationship.

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.

How (and Why) to Have a TV-Free Summer

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Want to spend less time in front of the tube this summer? Kate Bartolotta shares 4 big reasons to do just that.

Finding Our Place in the Modern Family

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As a husband and father, Christopher Green doesn’t feel confined to traditional gender roles, and hopes more men will adjust to changing times.

“Secure your own mask before trying to help others?”

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“Happy Wife, Happy Life?” How about ‘Happy Spouse, Happy House’ Instead?

The Riddle of the Brain Doctor: The Changing Roles of Men and Women in the 21st Century

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What to you think are the biggest ways that men’s (and women’s) roles are changing in the 21st century? Where do we still need progress?

I’m a Feminist, So Go Out With Me

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Katie Ellison explains the difference between being an actual feminist and being an opportunist.

Five Ways The Disney Channel Is Undoing Your Good Parenting

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks the Disney Channel preteen lineup shows room for improvement. I have some issues with the pre-teen/teen Disney Channel shows. Truth be told, I haven’t spent more than ten minutes watching any single of them but, from those brief encounters, I’ve formed an opinion that they are undoing good parenting and I don’t think kids […]

Do Heels Make Less Of A Man?

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks it takes a strong man to dance like this in stiletto heels.

Do You Know the Mega-Dump?

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Aaron W. Voyles examines what bathroom misbehavior means for becoming a man.

The “I’m a Dad” Project: This Is What Fathers Really Look Like

The “I’m a Dad” Project: This Is What Fathers Really Look Like

Photographer and documentarian Joe Hunich has created a stunning collection of interviews that document men talking honestly and frankly about what it means to be a dad.

We Share Everything

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When kids come into the picture and time is scarce each parent does what is easiest, so family life will often force you into your gender role by default.