Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes


Does the stereotypical man exist?

Transforming the Space Between Inner Change and Social Change


Lodro Rinzler on turning the will to do good work into actual good work.

Confessions of a Call Girl Client

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After Andy Bodle spent thousands of dollars on escorts he met online, he had one more powerful desire left unfulfilled

Five Things I Did in My Twenties and How They Have Changed, Now That I’m 40

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Scott Behson is older and wiser.

The Function of Adrenalin in Boys’ Rites of Passage

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The young generation can be a threat to the status quo, or an energy source that needs direction, depending on how we meet the challenge.

7 Things I Wish I Could Tell My College Self


It’s too late for Jason Henry, but perhaps you can learn from his college mistakes.

Gay Israeli Culture from an Israeli’s Perspective


American travel writer Sophie Needelman meets an Israeli soldier who shows her the gay State of Israel.

Cockfighters and Poets


What the cockfighter and the artist have in common is what they put on the line.

Lost in the Wilderness


Destinations are the goal, but often getting lost is what the journey is all about.

Last Place


How do you come to love the place you call home?

Music for Boys


Why Fiona Apple’s music mattered to Vincent Scarpa, even when he thought it wasn’t supposed to.

Adventuring Forth


As you set forth into the world, how do you know you’re on the right path? Venture for America fellow Ovik Banerjee on service and entrepreneurship.

Is a College Education Overrated?


Is Generation Y wasting their time, going to college and occupying Wall Street?

Why I Borrowed Even Though I Could Have Begged


Financial independence is not within the reach of most young adults, but pride may prevent them from asking for help, anyway.

Generation Y Is Not Impatient


Young people did not invent their definitions of success; they reflect the values of their parents.

Why Aren’t More Older Men Showing Up For Younger Men?


Rick Belden shares some of his thoughts on why elders seem to be largely absent from the lives and experience of younger men.