Thom Ingram reflects on the pressure some of us face to have children.
Nica Cornell writes boldly on genitalia and the human beings attached to them, expertly engaging both the private and the planetary.
Much like in a marriage, simplicity and directness are virtues in Telaina Eriksen’s wry, tender poem.
In this touching, relatable poem, Jessica Server offers some sympathy to those boys whose “deep phobia of dancing” keeps them from getting close to the women they pine after.
The study of humanities ignores living people. Mikhail Epstein calls out for a new humanities that seeks to transform the human condition.
In this excerpt, Eric Norris writes about an awkward, thoughtful conversation with his Japanese-American boyfriend, both men recalling their fathers’ roles in World War II.
To kick off National Poetry Month, Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus writes about poetry’s role in “the unacknowledged world” and invites all readers to consider their own “moments of being.”
Jeff Oaks evokes the late-night loneliness of television in a dark room, and the sense that something has been lost.
Teresa Mei Chuc sheds light on the violence of war, reflecting on the pencil’s–and the missile’s–ability to both write history and erase it.
In this examination of a problematic father-son relationship, Jim Churchill-Dicks takes the rollicking camp of the cult film Kung Fu Hustle and combines it with the manic weirdness of dreams. The result needs to be read to be believed.
Three generations of men populate Todd Davis’s poem about sons and grandfathers, a reflective piece on the circularity of past, present, and future.
A recent post on BlackDoctor.org suggests these are the top 5 things that turn men off during sex and suggestions on how to deal with them.
I’ve never really cared about my legacy, and then I read the obituary of a crazy racist.
Ned Breslin with a deeply personal story about the ways in which he’s learning to heal from past trauma.
Should some terms be off-limits? Tim Jones-Yelvington explains why it matters, as exemplified by the Ru-Paul’s Drag Race controversy.
In “A Wild Nobility” Chris “Bear” Brosnan is transforming tragedy into triumph. But he needs your help to finish the job.
Central & Centennial High School students dispel stereotypes of young black males by showing the world swag includes suits and ties.
Dave Lesser wonders if the stereotypical parenting memes he sees every day really represent how modern parents are viewing their partners
Charles Ellison has had enough of the “dissatisfaction poll”. He wants to see results of an “anger poll”.
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Andrew Smiler highlights 14 aspects of sexuality that every parent should teach their sons.
“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Jeff Perera explains his “Ladder of Masculinity” TEDx talk, and how toxic masculinity is linked to violence.
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