Can You Contribute without Dominating?

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Dillan DiGiovanni suggests ways to contribute to a conversation without dominating it.

If Women Can’t Serve Lunch at a UN Summit on Nuclear Security, What Does That Say About Men?

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With so much changing so quickly in the world, why on earth are women still seems as “distractions” to some of the most important conversations of our time?

Is It Cruel to Raise My Sons to be Vegetarians?

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Adam Rosenblatt says that raising his boys vegetarian is about sharpening their minds, not restricting their choices.

WhatsApp in the Ukraine–When Masculine Paradigms Collide

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This week Ukraine is in the news demonstrating competing masculine paradigms. The clash of the titans is being played out across the globe.

“Yeah, Mr. Perkins and his fellow billionaires are horribly persecuted and denigrated in our society.”

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This comment by JohnH on the post Dear Mr. Perkins: It’s Not Kristallnacht

“Healthy sexuality…makes you feel good about yourself rather than causing you distress.”

Sex Talk

This comment by Sandra Mellott on the post What Happens When We Don’t Teach Boys About Sex?

What Are You Doing To A Man When You Call Him A Good Provider?

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Mark Greene believes that when you call a man a provider, he is at risk for leaving the intimate daily emotional life of the family.

On French Presses and Diamonds: Turning Pressure Into Something Good

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George Davis notes that pressure can be used to be great acts of creation. If only we let it.

Chivalry is Dead? Ha! It’s Alive and Needed Now More Than Ever.

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“The age of chivalry is never past, so long as there is a wrong left unredressed on earth.”

Call for Submissions: Male Toughness

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Do men need toughening up, or are we tough enough already?

I Hear Voices And I’m Afraid They’re Mine

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Sprague Theobald crossed the Northwest Passage with his children. Yet his biggest fear still comes from the two critics–one on each shoulder.

How to Insult a Man

Insults = Isolation

JJ Vincent knows how to (verbally) hit a man where it hurts. It’s easy. But don’t do it. Please.

Noblesse Oblige = Being an Exceptional Human

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Tsach Gilboa looks at the idea of noble behavior in the context of the shenanigans in Washington, but more importantly, with the context of greater humanity.

You Have My Word

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After watching the movie Bully, Larry Bernstein vows to do everything he can to help stop bullying. What will you do?

Infidelity and Powerful Men

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What the Anthony Weiner scandal teaches us about cheating and power dynamics between the sexes in America.

Angry Boys

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Robert Llewelllyn looks back at reasons why he was angry. And why he wasn’t.