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Brandon Billinger makes the case that the United States is well behind the global curve when it comes to paid parental leave and suggests ways that men and women can help change that trend.
Single mothers out in the world doing it every single day: I stand in solidarity with you. We’re not all that different. I’m a nurturer, just like you.
Men are speaking up about paternity leave, but for all the protections provided by the Family and Medical Leave Act, it only provides for unpaid leave, which is simply not enough for most families.
Tom Burns thinks that Major League Baseball’s decision to support New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s right to paternity leave speaks volumes and deserves more attention than it’s getting
Doyin Richards dismisses the media uproar over New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave, arguing that Murphy’s actions reflect the behavior of any sane, responsible parent
MLB player Daniel Murphy took one of his three days of paternity leave, and the sexists came out swinging.
A trio of sports radio pundits made awful comments in reaction to New York Mets’ Daniel Murphy’s recent paternity leave. Their ugly, ignorant remarks are a disgrace and need to be repudiated in the strongest possible terms
Sean Singleton argues that the pressure to return to work can cause many men to miss out on the most precious weeks of their child’s life
The Los Angeles Dodger began the 2014 season on paternity leave, making use of MLB’s forward-thinking policy. Scott Behson sees this as yet another reason to celebrate the beginning of a new baseball season.
Kyle Wiley believes there are three major obstacles on the path to modern fatherhood and he presents them here, complete with some practical advice to help dads face them.
The vast majority of men want to spend more time with their children and split parenting equally with their partners, and paid leave could be the key to helping them achieve those goals.
Not every father has the opportunity to take paternity leave, but Michael Cusden did. Here is his take on the experience …
Joe Stracci spent 5 weeks at home with his daughter, just long enough to learn everything and nothing.
Where would we be without social media?
Shawn Henfling was tired of pointing a finger at the problem. He decided to become part of the solution.
Terry Lancaster runs. He runs every single day. And it’s about proving something.
The importance of safety and support for gender non-conforming children cannot be over-stated.
Comedian Pam Gaslow, a.k.a. Depressed Hot Girl, explains how a meaningful relationship based on the passion of a one-night stand with “Big Hands” really wasn’t that meaningful in the first place.
Ty Phillips has a list, but it doesn’t have numbers.
As our world globalizes, clashes, and reinvents itself, we have the opportunity to guide the way that boys become men. It may mean the difference between continued prosperity or a trip back to the Dark Ages.
Watch what happens when the skeletons step out from behind the screen.
Doyin Richards explains why the struggle is real in a lot of areas other than fatherhood.
Choosing to view my ex-wife in a positive light for my own happiness.
You are changing the world, just by existing. You are worthy of everything you’ve ever wanted. And it’s a heck of a lot easier to figure that out now than to spend your life striving after the illusions.
Who is the boy inside the man holding the gun?
It’s missing the elements that made the first film so unique.
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus comments on erotic poetry, queer sex, and a high school controversy involving both of the above.
Carrie Cariello, whose boy Jack has autism, has answers … to the questions every parent with a child like hers asks.
There is no one kind of man. There is no one kind of trans-man. And every story matters.
“I find it paradoxical that we live in a society where love of difference makes one the same, while love of sameness makes one different.”
Veteran Airman Nicholas Miele skillfully juxtaposes a personal rite of passage with a personal loss.
Watch 5 years in the life on one young transguy, as his voice and pictures tell the story of how he’s grown not just as a man, but as a person.
My son got a sports locker. And his room and I thank him for it.