The Authentic Identity Role Model that was Prince

For black men, Prince set the stage for a different kind of acceptable identity.

As Long As We Are Alive, We Are Fathers

Fatherhood is an experience that doesn’t end. Once you become a father your identity is forever changed.

The Man Who Sought Asylum

Home is just one of the things a refugee loses in David Bergman’s moving poem.

Journeys Through Trans Masculinity

Men everywhere are speaking out about the pressure they feel to “be a man.” These trans men describe their similar struggles with finding acceptance for who they are.

Don’t Let Your Negative Circumstances Define Your Worth

No matter what life throws at you, or what others may say, you are valuable.

Changing a Label: Schizophrenia

For Steve Colori, the labels that accompany his schizoaffective disorder don’t just bring struggle and pain. They make him a new man.

Rediscovering What it Really Means to be a Man

Open up and stop running away from your emotions.

The Terrorism of Depriving Self-Definition

When people kill themselves because of the way someone makes them feel, they are being terrorized.

Comment of the Day: ‘Most ‘black’ people in America really aren’t ‘black.’

Who sets the definition for race?

I Know Which Bathroom to Use

Trust me, I know I’m a man.

Addiction: Who Are You Without Your High?

Choose Your Questions and You Can Change Your Mind

The Day My Cat Went from a “She” to a “He”

After being told that his long-time pet was a he, NOT a she, Adam Roberts’ perception of gender was turned upside down.

A Boy’s Dream: On Uncertainty, Hope and Reaching Out

What makes a man human? A young cancer patient reaches out to Dwayne Johnson for inspiration, but what he gets in return is priceless.

You Can Have A Wonderful Life Thanks To George Bailey

Understanding the kind of man you want to be makes all the difference.

On Gender as a Verb

John Trotten discusses how gender is part of our search for authenticity.

Redefining Your Life is Not as Hard as You Think

6 small changes to pursue a life on with purpose.