Time to Reflect: Inner Work on Purim


Jacob Max Winkler offers this contemplative piece, inviting you to see where you might fit in the story of Purim. How might you grow by considering these things this weekend?

What Are the 10 Questions to Ask Your Sons Once the Superhero Cape Comes Off?


After our sons grow past the superhero phase, are we having conversations to help them with their new identity or leaving them alone to figure it out?

Even After 39 Years of Marriage, It Still Doesn’t Define Me

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There’s a stereotype out there that men lose their identities when they get married. Tom Brechlin disagrees.

Guyhood Relaunch & Call for Submissions

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“Take note 18-24 year olds, the Guyhood section has returned. Help The Good Men Project define your experience.”

Hunter Hayes Knows You’re Not Invisible

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Innovative campaign makes country artist’s new single a fan collaboration.

When Your Mojo’s Gone

The author. When he had his Mojo.

Simms Jr. had sex appeal. He thought. But it hasn’t seemed that way, recently. Here, he examines the disappearance of his mojo.

Once a New Dad, Always a New Dad


Seth Burleigh asked some fellow fathers, “At what point am I no longer a new dad?” The insights surprised him.

Rethinking Masculinity: Is Masculinity (As We Know It) In Crisis?

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Sophie Moss examines the evolution of gender norms.

Why I Wear Nail Polish

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Jonathan Reed is rebelling against a society that doesn’t want him to be himself.

Why I’m Not Bisexual (Even Though My OKCupid Profile Says So)

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Saul of-Hearts thinks his definition of bisexuality doesn’t really match up with anyone else’s. And that’s more than ok.

Pride and Recession


Brian Shea has seen a recessionary job market before, and knows he’s lucky to have come through it, and learned from it.

Fighting In Your Own Skin


Jarad Dewing’s path and reasons for being ordained were different than his father’s, but their desire is the same: to foster love.

“We Steal Secrets” – How The Shadows Of Julian Assange & Bradley Manning Change The World


On Assange, Manning, and the external and inner demons they face.

The False Dichotomy of “Christians Vs. Gays”

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Christian Clifton argues that the rift is because each side is seeing only a fraction of someone’s identity and treating it as the only defining factor in that unique individual’s life.

What Led You To Her?


Our emotional histories depend on little decisions which, however small, are irreversible.

I Never Thought I Needed Role Models

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Atalwin Pilon thought he had to figure out everything by himself. What a surprise when he looked to others and things suddenly got easier.