“Sorry, It’s a Boy.”


Mark Sherman finds a second half Super Bowl commercial sexist against boys (and men)

Why I Hope Chelsea Clinton Has a Son


Mark Sherman believes that if Chelsea Clinton has another baby, its gender could make a big difference for boys and men in America.

An Older Guy Remembers His Youthful Sex Drive


As a young man, Mark Sherman thought there was something wrong with him because he was obsessed by thoughts of young women – until he talked to his friends.

What’s Happening to Boys in School? Google Hangout

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Dr. Steve Perry, founder and principal of Capital Preparatory Magnet School shares on what parents and teachers can do to support boys in school.

The Mask

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A super-short work of fiction by Mark Sherman that the Woodstock Times called “a great, psychodrama-short story (involving psychoanalysis, no less).”

What Does ‘Acting Like a Man’ Really Mean?

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Mark Sherman wonders if “acting like a man” should simply mean acting like a grown-up.

The Long and Righteous Road


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.

Boy Is Beautiful

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Mark Sherman has four grandsons and wants boys who act in typical boy ways to feel good about themselves. Society, at least in schools, may be sending a different message.

The Gender Connection: A Conversation About The Future of Boys

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Between Mark Sherman and Lisa Levey, 10 of the people they love the most are boys and men. The issues of men and boys is critically important to them. They are starting a conversation to try to bridge the gap.

Five Guys Talking: Are Men Falling Behind Women in Mental Health? (Video)

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What happens with a group of men sit down to discuss mental health and the well being of men and boys? This awesome video.

5 Suggestions For Staying Happily Married


Mark Sherman, married (to the same woman!) for more than 43 years, shares some straightforward ways he and his wife avoid common marital problems.

Dear Mr. President, Our Nation’s Boys Need Your Attention

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Mark Sherman, a big fan of the President, asks him to call the nation’s attention to the problems facing boys and young men.

5 Guys Talking: The Second Half of Manhood

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What happens when you get five guys talking about ‘the perfect relationship’?

Yes, Ms. Warner, There Is a Boy Crisis

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Mark Sherman finds serious issues with Judith Warner’s assertion that “boys are doing just fine.”

We Owe Our Sons What We’ve Given Our Daughters

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Mark Sherman says that it’s time to give our sons the same attention and support we began giving our daughters 20 years ago.

A Humorist’s Three Rules For a Happy Marriage

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Goodness knows, we need guidance. Mark Sherman is happy to oblige.