Boys: Needed and Necessary, Capable, and Loved

View image | Gena Raymond is rethinking the way she relates to the boys in her life. — I’ve listened to several intelligent men describe why they were not successful in traditional school systems. I’ve heard them talk about feeling like outsiders in a world dominated by female educators in a system that lends […]

Grade School Gets Schooled on Obvious Gender Bias

Because boys don’t need to learn confidence and girls aren’t going to college? Yeah, right!

Dads Who Let Boys Play With Dolls: The Norm Not The Exception

How often do we play to the default premise being “dad sees boy with doll, dad freaks out because boys don’t play with dolls, dad gives kid a superhero instead and points him at something to shoot.” Let’s stop that.

Why Do Americans Love “Jurassic World”?

Jurassic World is officially the biggest blockbuster of Summer 2015… and it doesn’t deserve that distinction at all. It’s official – “Jurassic World” is the highest grossing film of Summer 2015. And I couldn’t be more  confused. Make no mistake about it, I get the anticipation. The “Jurassic Park” movies were a staple of my […]

Men and Beauty: Evolving the Masculine

If only women and gay men are the celebrants of beauty, men will continue to be estranged from their wholeness and authenticity.

Why I Love When A Woman Approaches Me First, From A Guy’s Perspective

Men usually think it’s their responsibility to make the first move in dating situations. But here’s why I love it when women approach me first.

Mad Maxine! Fury Road puts the Goddess in the Driver’s Seat

Fury Road gives us the greatest action hero in years, but it’s not Max. It’s Furiosa.

Men Need Help Too, But Where Can They Go?

Both as a man and as a Social Worker, Kevin Molinelli has found little understanding or resources for men.

Giant Men Hold Tiny Baby Ducks and It’s Awesome

Why can’t a dude cry over a baby duck?!

Why You Always Feel Like The Bad Guy In Relationships And How To Change It

The false beliefs that have been taught to men about who they should be in relationships are secretly sabotaging the love lives of really great men.

What I Learned About Confidence from My Husband-to-Be

True confidence can’t be faked, but it can be learned.

I’m a Dad. So Why Do People Call Me ‘Mrs.’?

Dads can lean in too. Grant Schneider explains.

The Death of “Men’s” Clothing

Fashion informs culture, and Edward Langdon says the Gender Blend fashion trend indicates a promise of equality and acceptance of all genders.

50 Shades of a Question

One book and film has really stirred up the conversation

The Real Reason Men Don’t Read Fiction

Ged Gillmore and his friends figure out how to deal with rejection—-by publishers and by women.

What Your Opinion of Sarah Palin Says About You

This week Five Bad Surfers take on male perceptions of women in the media.