A Gay, Aboriginal, Introverted Male (And Not At All What You’d Expect That Means)

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Dameyon Bonson has a few stereotypes he’d like to dispel.

Married to the Masculine: I Want a Divorce!

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Steven Lake flies backward in time to understand how he has conceptualized masculinity and what it means to be “male.”

The Lonely Male: Struggling to Find Connection through Masculine Armor

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Richard Nicastro reminds us that men can feel lonely–even when sitting right next to their partners or spouses.

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.

This is Real. Facebook Adds List of New Gender Options

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Users asked. Facebook listened. They’ve added a customizable list of terms and pronouns for people to identify their gender.

Lads, It’s Time for Some Meninism

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George Gillet believes that strict gender norms can affect men in damaging ways. Let him count the ways.

The Dream of an Inclusive Masculinity

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Jackson Bliss grew up in a world of fixed and simplistic gender roles. Only recently has he understood how complex masculinity truly is.

New Year, New Masculinity

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Sebastian Molano shares a new resolution to pursue a “new masculinity.”

The Long and Righteous Road

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Mark Sherman says that our society is gradually recognizing the full humanity of all of us, even if it sometimes seems like it’s taking forever.

Why We Need More Than Three Genders

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Barbara King examines the case for extending gender labels beyond the binary … and beyond.

Unlocking the Gender Straitjacket

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Peter Folan sees an opportunity for growth, not ‘The End of Men.’

Bigorexia: Masculinity and the Pursuit of Muscularity

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Jasmine Peterson wonders why so many big men want to be bigger.

Suit, Tie, and Tolerance: 10 Questions About Gender

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JJ Vincent asked a 43-year-old about gender, identity, self-expression, and what defines a man.

I’ll Take Body Image Issues for $1000, Please, Alex

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David Stanley used to be a racing cyclist with a body so taut that his buttoned and zipped pants would slide off off him. But he was never really satisfied with how his body looked.

Women Who Follow the NFL

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Is football merely a man’s sport? No way.

All Souls’ Day

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Steven Garbin’s depression brings him perilously close to suicide. His support network brought him back.