‘Put Your Hands Up, and Step Away From the … Child?’


“Essentially, if a student gave me a hug, I was supposed to act like I was getting arrested. If that’s not a disgusting assumption of male guilt, I’m not sure what is.”

I’m Coming Out…of the Happy Closet


JJ Vincent calls himself a “happy human”. And he feels kind of bad about that.

Surprise? Men Are Reluctant to Write About Marriage


Guys, what’s the worst thing that can happen if we air our dirty laundry?

I Can’t Speak for Men, and I Shouldn’t Have to

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“I cannot and will not assume the collective voice of my gender.”

Male Teachers Are Vital


Julie Gillis remembers a teacher who changed her son’s life.

Being a Dude Is a Good Thing


With so many men feeling like they’re being blamed for being men, Tom Matlack wants us to embrace manhood.

In Rape Culture, All Men Are Guilty Until Proven Innocent


Why do good men have to pay for other men’s bad behavior? Hugo Schwyzer explains the answer he learned in his first Women’s Studies class.

Why ‘The Presumption of Male Guilt’ Is A Backlash Myth


Michael Kaufman says there is no presumption of male guilt. Here’s why.

Call for Submissions: The Presumption of Male Guilt Thurs. Dec. 15

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We are looking for submissions that respond to the ways in which people and institutions presume that men are inherently guilty.

Now in Theaters: ‘Guilt: The Movie’

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We all experience guilt and shame, Terre Spencer writes, but do we even know what that means?

The Problems of the World Are Not All the Fault of Men: A Woman Talks About Male Guilt

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If some ‘women’s issues’ are really all about making men feel guilty for being men, Lisa Hickey wonders, how will we move forward?

The Male Guilt Trap

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We’re not wracked by guilt, Tom Matlack writes, we’re amazed by the men who made something when nothing was left.

Guilt Is Good, but Responsibility Is Better

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Hugo Schwyzer argues that being a man should not induce guilt or shame, but rather be the root of responsibility.

Men Who Don’t Want Children: Do They Feel the Guilt?

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Sylvia D. Lucas challenges the gendered double-standard that surrounds the choice to not have children.