Of Tears and Testosterone: Reflections on the Manliness of Grief

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Traditional American masculinity did little to help Miller Williams handle his profound grief. Here’s a glimpse into his process, and the experience that brought him to it.

Real Men Do Cry (& it’s Good for Them)

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Bettina Goodwin investigates the age-old adage that “real men” don’t cry.

“Is Masculinity the problem or Its Perception and Distortion by Society?”

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The Patterns In Mass Shootings and a Conversation About Men

When Unmanliness Was Manly: The Story of “Playboy” Buddy Rose

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Historian Oliver Lee Bateman reflects on the unorthodox career of pro wrestler “Playboy” Buddy Rose.

How I Wish Locker Room Conversations Would Go

Changing the Way We Define Manly

Changing the way we define manly. By Oluwatosin Awofeso.

A Man, Just Not That Manly

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“We’re all human and can embody any of the spectrum of gendered behaviors at any time,” argues N.C. Harrison.

Of Men and Beards

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A bearded man ponders just what men do or don’t do with their faces and why.

Is Your Man Redundant or Abundant?

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Duncan Alldridge reflects on the tendency of men to fall back on laziness and abandon their potential abundance of their work when they are without a sense of purpose.

It’s Not Easy Being a Good Man to a Woman Who’s Been With a Bad One

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Reesee Zigga Zagga’s spoken word poem will break your heart, inspire you and remind you how many good men there are in the world.

Oh, The Hypocrisy of Male Nudity

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Jerome Cornelius observes that we can’t even talk about the male tool without nervousness and laughter. And he wonders why.

Are You Being a Man in Your Marriage?

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Being yourself is key in marriage. If you’re hiding your masculine expression, you’re not being yourself.

Where Have All The Good Men Gone?

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Where have all the good men gone? But you can’t really blame them for leaving.

Ironic Masculinity: The Way Forward?

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Oliver Lee Bateman comes to terms with conventional masculinity.

I Can’t Fix A Darn Thing

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It’s very manly to be able to repair things… in theory.

“Would You Kill Hitler?” And Other Important Questions of Manhood

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Killing. Purpose. Time travel. What do these things have in common? The answer: manliness.

A Modern Man’s Approach to Sleep

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When men are no longer threatened by the macho idea of manhood that society thrusts upon them, they sometimes change routines in their life.