The Extreme Difficulty of Daily Appreciation

It’s nearly impossible to have the same level of appreciation for something you daily. But Charlie Scaturro shows us how.

Education as Privilege and the Changing Roles of Boys in the Classroom

When teachers meet students where they are at—when they say “I will stay with you until you get it”—that is leadership. Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project.  —– Publisher’s note: Every Friday, we hold an hour-long conference call for Premium Members and any ongoing contributors to The Good Men Project. On each call, we talk […]

Illusions of the Powerful

Men have far more illusions about women than women have about men. Because, the powerful can afford to be self-absorbed; those who lack power cannot.

Shut Up and Join the Party

We all need to achieve a balance between responsibility, pleasure, and pain—but we get to it from different directions: people on the front lines of the struggle have to keep their heads from going up in flames; privileged people like me have to keep their heads out of the sand.

Checking Your Privilege can and Should be Amazing

“Checking your privilege” will be amazing once we stop calling each other names, judging each other, and deciding who is and who is not allowed to speak and instead focus on self-awareness and social cooperation.

The Sociological Paradox

To be a decent human being, you have to treat people like they’re special; but to be a decent sociologist, you have to remember they’re not.

The Struggle is Real

What I am going to say here will shock some people but the want to express this has been tugging at me for a while so I had to say it.

My Dear Evangelicals: Realities and Myths After Marriage Ruling

The problem with a life of privilege is that after a while, equality for all starts to look like oppression. Neil Carter breaks down the new realities of the SCOTUS ruling on marriage. — The cheerleaders for Team Evangelical have gotten everyone worked up into a lather over the 5-4 victory for supporters of marriage equality, […]

I Am White and I Know My Privilege

Bryan Reeves, a white man, reflects on white privilege and the refusal by many white people to acknowledge it.

Staying Alive in “Post-Racial America”

Thaddeus Howze shouldn’t have to share these 10 tips on how to stay alive as a man of color.

This Is Why Being a Nice Guy Just Isn’t Enough

Here’s what you need to know to avoid the unintentional sexism that can come with gender socialization.

‘Cherry Spoon Bridge to Nowhere’ Slam Poet Guante

Award winning spoken word poet Guante on race, privilege, art and Minneapolis.

Me? Entitled? You Must Be Talking About Somebody Else

Jenny Kanevsky takes a hard look at her behavior and realizes the opposite of entitlement is respect.

Photo of the Day: A Stark Mix of Race and Class

Sometimes a picture just says it all.

I’m An MRA-Bashing Feminist — But Because I’m a Man, Trolls Leave Me Alone

No one has ever threatened violence against me, or said I was too ugly to rape. Why? Male privilege.

5 Reasons White People Don’t Have to Hate People of Color to Be Racist

It’s tough to feel like part of the problem. But everyone should know these ways that even the most “well-intended” white person can participate in and benefit from racism.