Rachel Dolezal: Life in ‘Blackface’ and the Elusiveness of Race in America Today

Rachel Dolezal by Thomas Quine

Renée Canada explores racism and identity through the lens of Rachel Dolezal.

Caitlyn Jenner’s Sexy Does Not Negate Women or Challenge Men

CaitlynnJenner_AssociatedPress

Jenny Kanevsky argues for an inclusive transgender community where differences matter less than similarities.

Who Are You When No One Else Is Looking?

Screen Shot 2015-01-08 at 5.36.14 PM

Who are you in light of who you think is looking – when no one is looking? Jeremy McKeen asks the ultimate identity-revealing questions.

Remembering Who You Used to Be

StandingLakeside

Life moves quickly. Without even realizing it, we give away pieces of ourselves. We forget our dreams. We forget we had choices. We forget who we were.

In the Eyes of Dolls: A British Revolution with Global Impact

dolls-with-disabilities-e1432680239237

Erin Kelly examines the unexpected spark that led to a British toy company’s bold decision to manufacture a line of dolls with disabilities.

Before the Mask Goes On: My Take on Our Boys’ Masculinity

6659812817_31c233f80a_z

Dr. Philip B Dembo asks what critical conversations we need to be having about modern masculinity.

What Happens When Mr. Fixit Can’t Fix It?

MrFixit

Shawn Henfling lends some insight into the mind of the typical Mr. Fixit.

What Men Need to Forget In Order to Be Happy

what men need to be happy

For some, it will be everything they’ve been taught about what “real” or “good” men do and are.

Our Exclusive Conversation with Dr. Andrew Solomon

Andrew Solomon-GMP

Lead Editor Mike Kasdan’s far ranging conversation with Andrew Solomon covers mental health, issues of identity and gay rights, parenting, social justice, and the storytelling that ties us all together.

Why We Run #4: Identity

8939491329_3e00df1bdf_z

Some people run for a purpose. For Robin, there are many.

Neuroscience Proves What We’ve Known All Along: Gender Exists On A Spectrum

health check brai

A new study reveals evidence of a neurological distinction between gender identity and biological sex.

5 Greatest Things About Being a Dad

big_hug

There are lots of great things about fatherhood, but Tor Constantino shares the very best—that are not so obvious.

Can Tattoos Help College Men Talk About Themselves?

Talking Ink photo by Tucker Leary

Aaron W. Voyles discusses college men using tattoos to talk about their emotions.

My Label as a Man Doesn’t Define Me

reflection1-300x199

Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.

What Being Mistaken for a Girl Taught Me About Being a Man

What Being Mistaken by Travis Nep Smith

Jeff Goins shares a searing tale of adolescent angst and identity.

A Man Wears Many Masks Until There are No More Masks to Wear

ghornetkato

Men juggle different identities through life, and it gets tiring. Joe Rutland knows all too well about the struggle while, and the triumph beyond, wearing masks.