How To Be a Boy

Toxic masculinity, patriarchy, misogyny, privilege–what does that mean for boys today and how do we guide them to be good men?

Comment of the Day: ‘People hang onto privilege because they don’t love themselves’

We don’t live in Blackland or Whiteland.

‘Your Whiteness is Toxic’ and Other WASPlaining

The privilege of white heterosexuals is something of a bubble, and Kara Post-Kennedy is about to burst.

Parenting Beyond Prejudice

How does television influence parenting skills in a modern world of privilege and prejudice? Ernest Roberts examines the impact of ABC’s hit show, Blackish.

A Step Towards an Anti-Racist and Anti-Homophobic Allyship

Is the idea of ‘heteroflexibility’ as a way to be more accepting of fluid masculine sexuality doing more harm than good for LGBTQ identities?

Sixteen Most Annoying Expressions in English

Some parts of the English language are less than thrilling.

The Glow of Gratitude: My Lesson in Christmas, Men and Privilege

Not all gifts have to come in a bow. Erin Kelly reflects on the ones that mean the most to her.

The Fuzzy Line Between Privileges And Rights

It’s a privilege to listen to tough ideas, but we all have a right to be heard.

A Man Mocks the LGBT Coming Out Process as He Identifies as a Trump Supporter

Kyle Kittleson mocks those who have painfully come out about their orientation as he lays out his reasons for supporting Donald Trump. His speculation on a world run by the “D” is here.

That’s What He Said: Women

Can men understand what women experience when they get objectified? These men can.

Gendering Your Way Out of Clear Communication: When the Spectrum Matters

Why do we unnecessarily gender-code our description of basic bad behaviors instead of calling it what it is? This week, Babble of the Sexes finds the right channel.

Simplicity and Science: The Search for Empathy

Is the journey to become an empathetic individual truly man-made?

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.