The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

The Boy Who Lived: The Story of a Son Who Came Later in Life

Douglas Mine, a former foreign correspondent, shares this memoir about meeting his Italian wife, starting a life together, and the honest emotions that accompany finding out, at age fifty-five, that you’re going to be a father again.

Why IS there such a resistance to the idea of male beauty?

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The Kind of Men We Want to Be

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Anthony Carter realized that the problems in our society can’t be fixed by looking for a scapegoat.

The Grace, Power, Beauty, and Strength of Masculinity

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How many ways can we show what it’s like to be a man?

I’m a Freak and I Like Being a Freak

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His life vision was to be in the movies, but he’s had a life he never dreamed of as drag superstar Sherry Vine.

Southern Masculinity in Pictures

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Chad Burton Johnson creates images that will make you rethink your opinion of what masculinity looks like.

You’re in Charge of Your Body. I Still Get to Make Rules.

You're in Charge of Your Body. I Still Get to Make Rules.

John Kinnear loves the feminist dad shirt meme that’s been making the rounds, but wants his daughter to know that saying “she makes the rules” isn’t as simple as it sounds.

Does a Man Walk a Woman to Her Car, Even When She Says No?

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Many women have learned not to depend on a man. So when she says she doesn’t need you to walk her to her car, at nighttime, on a dark street, do you walk her anyway?

Soccer Is Not Manly. What!?

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“Listen folks, if you want your son to grow up to be a man, don’t have him run around on a field kicking a ball, get him wrestling.” –Ben Askren

What Happens to Masculinity and Marriage When Unemployment Strikes?

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Steven Lake Explores the Effects of Unemployment on Masculinity and Marriage. A Survival Story.

When Will You Grab Your Saw?

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Aaron W. Voyles looks at how the constructions of a superhero lead to violence.

The Last Taxi Ride: A Talk With A.X. Ahmad About His Sensual Thriller

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A.X. Ahmad talks about writing, how he created a fast-moving thriller that was so sensually descriptive, surprise endings–and of course, some thoughts on being a good (or not so good) man.

I Am Proud Of My Masculinity

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Graham Phoenix has felt a need to take control over what he does in life and he has had many reasons to question this over the years. He now realizes that this is an essential aspect of his masculinity, an important part of being a man.

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Boys Kissing Boys: What’s the Problem?

Brent Almond wonders why our society stigmatizes boys for showing affection to each other and worries that his young son is already feeling the pressure to conform.

Seduction Games: Inside the Mind of a Pickup Artist

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Reseacher Anders Wallace shares about the whats and whys of the Pickup Artist culture.

Landscapes of Tears Men Cannot Cry

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Have you ever seen a man cry? How often?