Hear the Amazing Advice a Dad gave to His Gay Son in the 1950s

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A 70-year-old gay man shared his story about the advice his father gave him in rural Washington in the early 1950s.

Hulk vs. Superman: The Battle Between Men’s Anger and Heroic Compassion

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What we can learn about love and relationships from superheroes?

You Are About to Remember

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A letter from a father to himself (before he was a dad).

You’re a Good Man. Have We Left You Out?

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We have a lot of voices on GMP. Is yours getting heard?

‘Torn To Pieces’ A Tribute To A Lost Father

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Brandy Pettigrew interviews Pop Evil’s Leigh Kakaty about the band’s moving hit single.

Celebrating the Goodness of Dads

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Joanna Schroeder looks back on how her husband—who as she says was “born to be a dad”—allowed her the space to be present with her children and celebrate the good.

A Letter to My Son About Elliot Rodger

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Seamus Curtain Magee writes a heartfelt letter to his son, and the sons of the world, on how to avoid the kind of hate that drove Elliot Rodger to kill.

What Black Educators Are Saying About the Effects of Race on Our Sons

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Denene Millner explains the correlation between trusting adult-based relationships and academic success for African American boys.

The Roots of Fear and Loathing: The Paradox of Fearless Masculinity

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What do men fear the most? Letting the veil slip and revealing who we really are, appearing unmanly.

Eminem’s ‘Headlights,’ Mothers, Sons, and Forgiveness

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Why did Eminem’s latest track blow up? Brandy Pettigrew has some thoughts on the subject.

Everything You Need to Know About Being a Good Guy You Learned in the Sandbox

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James Stafford learned the secret to being a good citizen as a little boy. You probably did, too.

Letting Him Move On

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Even when it’s for the best parting affects deeply. Miguel Perez shares a moment, and a lifetime with us.

When It Comes To Respecting Women, The Key Is Raising Our Sons Differently

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A young female writer is fed up with the behavior of many men of her generation. Her solution? Change the way mothers will raise the next wave of men.

A Mother’s Day Gift: My Son, The Prom, And the Lesson He Taught Me

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“Live is meant to be lived.” Lisa Levey’s son taught her the lessons he himself learned from trying and failing. And that is the best mother’s day gift of all.

The Modern Father

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I want to honor these dads. I want to honor them back because they have been honoring us.