Sex Education, Please

young couple

The worst case scenario of a poor sex education is not an unhealthy sexual identity. It’s the unplanned birth of a child.

The Myth and False Lesson of Independence


Why are we afraid of teaching young people how they relate to the network of human interaction? Why do we value our independence over our dependability?

5 Annoying Things Male Teachers Hear


Teaching is still considered to require or reward qualities we consider inherently feminine.

The Valuable Lesson of Mortality

Memento Mori

The questions we dread are the same ones everyone else dreads. They’re better asked and contemplated in community.

Education Is Unmanly


The first male in his family to attempt college will often find himself pestered about his masculinity.

“The importance of reading books to kids…they associate it with love.”

reading to son

This comment by Kelly on the post Reading Is For Girls

Nobody In My Life That Cares About My Future


Some young people of the underclasses are so courageous that they don’t even know it.

Top 3 Education Myths and How They Affect Men

education slippery

What would happen if we admitted most of what we say to young people about education is false?

Reading Is For Girls


If you believe reading is emasculating, guess what? You’re right.

Styles of Entitlement


Our entire culture feels entitled, but men and women have different ways of expressing it.

Boredom Is A Choice


A young man suggests that a table’s boring and there’s nothing he can do about it.

I Had To Kill A Guy At Work Yesterday


A student explains why he can’t take the midterm tonight.

5 Ways to be Alternative

Way to be Alternative photo by carbonnyc

Gint Aras believes it’s easy to be cool. But alternative? That’s a bit more challenging.

Why Cold Weather Makes Me Think About Masculinity

Photo by Gianni Cumbo

“Baby, it’s manly outside.” Gint Aras reflects back on the ways he was reminded that he needed to take the cold weather like a man.

I Don’t Babysit


Why are men expected to participate in their own deprecation?

Why Storytelling Has Always Been Better Than Lecturing, Period


Our relationships, marriages and the whole of our society would improve if we read more stories.