What’s a Guy to Do?

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In terms of the thought leadership on gender men are getting a raw deal.

A Week in Tweets …

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Just another week of twitter conversation at GMP. Here are a handful of my favorites.

On Discussing Beauty

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Joanna Schroeder understands the cruel machinations of the beauty industry, but she doesn’t think that minimizes the authenticity of Tom Matlack’s admiration of his wife.

Men Deserve Real Empathy, Not Deference

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Julie Gillis challenges a New York Times Op-Ed that insists that women should show deference to the men who feel they are losing privilege in a changing world.

A Book for Every Person on Your List

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Find a book for anyone for you need to buy for this season.

What Makes Men Successful and Happy?

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A study spanning 9 decades looks at what factors contribute to men’s success and happiness. And they may surprise you.

We’ve Still Got Work To Do To Get To Gender Equality.

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A Scientific Decoding of The End of Men (Finally)

“Fighting for friendship is hard, but it is one of the most foundational things for growth as a person.”

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This is a comment by Todd Mauldin on the post “Do Guys Fight For Their Friendships? (Hint: NYT says ‘No'; I say ‘Hell, Yes’!)”

Open Thread: Do Men and Women Resolve Conflict Differently?

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NYT writer Ben Schranck asserts that rather than engage emotionally with their friends when conflict arises, men simply walk way. Do you think this is true? If so, are women actually any better at resolution?

“Boys are taught that toughness, violence, winning and being at the top is the most important aspect of proving their masculinity.”

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This is a comment byJames on the post “Do Guys Fight For Their Friendships? (Hint: NYT says “No”; I say “Hell, Yes”!)”.

The Hair Touch Heard ‘Round the World

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Amie Lee explains how the photo of President Obama being patted on the head by a little boy evoked deep feelings about the way strangers have always wanted to touch her bi-racial children’s hair.

NYT Author of “Capitalists and Other Psychopaths” Responds To GMP Critique

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Bill Deresiewicz, author of the NYT oped “Capitalists and Other Psychopaths,” emailed me shortly after I wrote a response to his piece here on GMP called “The Disease of More.”

The Disease of More

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Sure tax and regulatory policy are important. But none of it will mean shit unless we all wake up from this belief that more is better.

Baldly Going Where Few Men Have Gone Before

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Mark Radcliffe thinks the thing you fear most – even if it’s going bald – can actually become your greatest strength.

Should Rape Victims Be Forced To Testify?

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17 year-old California girl detained after twice failing to appear at the trial of the man who allegedly raped her.

I Thought I’d Try The Swim Part: The Man Camps of North Dakota

Noah wrote about the “man camps” of North Dakota for the Good Men Project, but I decided I would talk about it as well, because it’s interesting. The quote that struck me the most within the NYT article was the following, from an oil fields worker: Even after the recruiter told him the job was […]