Really, Who Are My Role Models?

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Matt Kohn just wants someone to look up to.

Why I Needed To Become A Big Brother

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LeRon Barton thought that boys needed to be toughened up, until he started mentoring one. My mother had always told me when I was younger, “If you’re not helping out, then you are not doing anything,” and that had stuck with me for a long time. From volunteering in soup kitchens, tutoring people in computer […]

Dear Daddy—The World Needs Fathers

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Freya Watson discusses what makes a good father.

‘I Had a King Once’

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A story of love for a great man.

9 Ways Dads Can Contribute to Raising Strong, Confident Girls

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Protect and provide for your daughter in a way that will help her reach her highest potential.

How My Eleven Year Old Son Taught Me That Having a Gay Character in ‘Train Your Dragon’ is Important

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Role models come in all shapes and sizes, including giant cartoon characters and adopted big brothers.

Every Boy Needs a Bull Elephant, and You’re the Elephant

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We can learn from elephants how to stop mass shootings. Kozo Hattori explains.

How the X-Men Series Made Me Love Strong Superheroines

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Seth Thomas is used to boys being asked about their favorite superheroes. But what about their favorite superheroines?

Brian Carney, Known as the C.E.O. opposite a Gecko, Fondly Remembers His Father, Art Carney

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Having a famous father doesn’t equal success, but having a father conscious of his fame’s influence sure helps.

‘The Walking Dead’s’ Daryl Dixon is a Good Man Among Zombies

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Brandy Pettigrew’s whole family watches AMC’s zombiefest. Why? For the good men, of course.

5 Annoying Things Male Teachers Hear

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Teaching is still considered to require or reward qualities we consider inherently feminine.

Without Rain There Can Be No Rainbows

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Rural New Zealand, 2003. An excerpt from Ryan Chin’s book about the importance of role models.

Heroes, Race, and a Man Named Washington

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Brian Shea seeks to come to terms with the legacy of George Washington, and without the usual excuses.

How Moms Can Raise Gentlemen

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Eduardo García believes that modern men can be gentlemen, and that modern women can raise their sons that way.

This is Not What You’d Expect a Cop to Do When He Pulls Over

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If you are expecting to see something out of “Cops”, think again.

A Mentor on a Mission to Embrace, Impact and Encourage

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Keith Brown knows the power of mentoring, so when he recognized the need for more black male mentors in his community he stepped on to center stage to play the role of a lifetime.