Toxic Masculinity Is Killing The NFL

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The National Football League’s latest ruling, this time against Tom Brady, is another black eye to a once dominant professional league.  Believe it or not, it’s not players and coaches seeking competitive advantages that is to blame, but masculinity.  — Arguably the greatest quarterback to every play professional football now sits in career limbo. The […]

Shouldering Our Burdens: The Weight We Shouldn’t Carry

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A man’s true strength comes in his ability to know what weight needs carrying, and what weight needs letting go.

5 Ways the Man Box Makes it Hard for a Man to Find His Passion

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A daughter wonders how much more fulfilled and successful her father would have been if he’d broken out of the man box.

4 Things You Have to Find Out the Hard Way When You Transition

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Transman Mac McGregor knows the challenge of being accepted for who he is. But he also knows it’s worth it.

31 Reasons to Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project (Plus 5 Extra Bonuses)

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Why what we are doing here is so important.

Rise, a Warrior

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“We are all great warriors, searching for peace.”

Men, Help and Masculinity

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Does asking for help negate your manhood?

Someone You Love is in Crisis. Now What?

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When crisis strikes someone you love, it is easy to become paralyzed. Here’s what’s helpful and what isn’t.

The Boy She Would Have Been

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Acting like and being treated “like a man” is almost always culturally prescriptive. Writer Abby Byrd confronts the boy she would have been — If I had been a boy, my parents would have named me “Jeremy.” Trying to imagine myself as the opposite gender is uncomfortable. It’s a mental chasing of my own tail; I […]

How Do You Find Your Masculinity?

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Harris O’Malley on how we define and understand what it means to be a man.

Men and Beauty: Evolving the Masculine

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If only women and gay men are the celebrants of beauty, men will continue to be estranged from their wholeness and authenticity.

Why a Best Friend is Hard for a Good Man to Find

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As our culture and society have denormalized authentic male friendships, more men are finding themselves lonely and depressed. It’s time to showcase masculinity as depending on and helping others, rather than a man alone.

Passing Down Wisdom: Father to Son

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Fathers have incredible gifts of wisdom to confer upon their soon-to-be-launched sons. Here’s how I gave my son these gifts upon his graduation.

Did You Cry When He Left?

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Snake Bloomstrand, on rituals that make a boy into a man.

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The Testosterone Project. It Begins

The Testosterone Project explores the evolution of masculinity in modern society through a series of interviews with leading thinkers on the topic.

Where Do Men Go When They Are Afraid?

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If men are supposed to be fearless, what do we do when we’re afraid?