5 Ways Disavowing Masculinity Changed My Life

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Robert Reece has found that ignoring the Man Code has improved his life enormously.

A Letter to Masculinity

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“Dear Masculinity, Who are you? Because no one seems to know for sure.” Dr. Kelly Flanagan’s letter to a man who’s impossible to know.

What Real Men Talk About

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Justin Cascio talks to T Cooper, author of Real Man Adventures, about writing, crying, and being a real man.

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Moving Beyond Sexuality into Masculinity

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Mainstream acceptance of gay men represents a shift in how we see masculinity.

Thunderstruck: Part 4

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What does it mean to be thunderstruck? Jason Kapcala defends his improbable, impractical love.

Drink Like a Union Man

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Jesse Kornbluth learns to suck it up like the big boys.

How Social Messages Can Make a Man a Bad Lover

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What you believe may keep you from greater intimacy and satisfaction.

What Does It Mean to Be a Man? U of Calgary Students Respond

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How do students feel about manhood and masculinity today?

Mental Toughness Has Nothing to Do with Being a Hardass

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Learn the difference between mastery and suppression of your feelings.

Heroes and Heroines

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Men, could you hold down the fort while your wife braved the storm to rescue a stranded family member?

Former Father of the Year

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There are two reasons Rob Azevedo doesn’t brag about his former title.

Willy Loman Plugged the John

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When the plumbing backs up, men often expect that we should know how to make the repair.

Freddy E Live Tweets Suicide

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Rapper Freddy E Tweeted his plans just before he killed himself. Do acts like his glamorize death and suicide? Or was this a last minute cry for help? And why Twitter?

Why Did Freddy E Do It? Black Men and Suicide

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Why Black men are killing themselves, warning signs, and what to do if you’re worried about someone.

Good Men Can Be Their Own Worst Enemies

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Men, we have met the enemy, and he is us.

I’m a Man, Not a Lad

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If “lad mags” are correct, my attraction to women is bordering on the unnatural.