This Is What War Feels Like

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KORENGAL, a new film directed by Sebastian Junger, opens in New York City.

The Good Men Project Anthology is Free With Membership. Here Are 7 Reasons to Try It.

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Afghanistan and Iraq: Photographs by War Correspondent Michael Kamber

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“You can’t enter here with a camera,” I was told repeatedly.

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War Correspondents at the Brooklyn Brewery Presents: Michael Kamber

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Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories Behind The Headlines, a conversation with Steve Hindy and Michael Kamber.

Tim Hetherington: Photojournalist, Giant

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Fellow photojournalist Michael Kamber pays tribute to his fallen friend and offers an intimate glimpse into what made Hetherington such a remarkable man.

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Male Yearning

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Tom Matlack gets serious about smash-mouthed football, Humanism, and the epidemic of men yearning for love and meaning.

The Best of GMP’s Men’s Stories

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Some of our favorite stories and confessions by men, highlighting The Good Men Project’s original mission of creating a space for men to tell their stories and support one another.

Best of GMP’s Articles on Social Issues

Photo by Pierre Torset of a boy working in a ship-wrecking yard. From Of Ships and Men by Cameron Conaway.

From human rights abuses, to circumcision, to war, The Good Men Project has been tackling many of the issues central to the lives of men around the world. Here are a few of the editors’ favorites.

Is it Time For a Woman President?

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Tom Matlack looks at the mess we’ve made of American politics and wonders if it isn’t time to step aside and elect a female president.

Men’s Stories in Context – Why Feminism Belongs at the GMP

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Joanna Schroeder believes that stories matter, but without analysis, the conversation is stunted.

Why Being a Good Man is Not a Feminist Issue

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In the end I think we all want the same thing: a new kind of macho in which men are allowed to express themselves as fully formed human beings who change diapers, are capable of intimacy, do meaningful work, and aspire to goodness in whatever way they define it.

My Father, The War Photographer

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Sara Kamber, daughter of photojournalist Michael Kamber, reflects upon life as the child of a war photographer.

What do Pacifists do on Memorial Day?

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Tom Matlack wrestles with the meaning of Memorial Day for a guy raised by Quakers.

Shooting The Truth

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Pulitzer Prize nominated photojournalist Michael Kamber: “I never set out to cover wars.”

CNN asks, “Are Men Stupid?” … Actually, No.

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Why focus on the perceived stupidity of the few rather than the brilliance or courage or big-heartedness of the many?

The Images We Focus On

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We become that which we focus on. We are assaulted with a massive dumbing down of foreign policy, of manhood, of nuanced truth.