Our Exclusive Conversation with Dr. Andrew Solomon

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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

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

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

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

5 Greatest Things About Being a Dad

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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?

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

My Label as a Man Doesn’t Define Me

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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

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

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

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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.

What’s Blood Got to Do With It?

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Co-founder of FOLX, Justin Levesque, discusses using arts to create inclusiveness at the crossroads of illness, masculinity, and identity.

What Ya Mean Ya Got No Story? Everyone’s Got a Story!

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Secreted away, in the story you may not know you have, is your voice. When you find your voice, you find authority, security, value and hope. What’s your story?

What Love Is & What Love Isn’t

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After the overwhelming response to his story about falling in love with his best friend, Mike Iamele wrote down some of the things he’s learned about love.

I’m an Otherwise Straight Man (Who Fell in Love with His Best Friend)

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It didn’t matter if it didn’t fit my identity. It didn’t matter if it didn’t fit my sexuality. It just mattered if it brought me love.

Can People Change? Just Look at Yourself.

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Think people can’t change? Look in the mirror before you answer.

Question of the Day: What Defines You, as a Man?

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Is it your brute strength, your cunning wit, your charm, or your ability to change a baby with one hand while drinking coffee with the other?

Bearing the Burden of the Beard

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‘Passion’ is the story of Jack Passion. And his beard.

Video: I Gave Up Women for 30 Days and This is What Happened

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After realizing I was using women to fill an internal void, I gave them up completely and discovered three surprises about myself.