The Walking Dead: No More

Not one more minute will I devote to watching Black men portrayed as weak, spineless and ineffective.

The Day My Son Wore a Princess Gown

Tara Wood, mom of seven, was surprised by her husband’s joyous response to their son twirling in a princess gown. He let the boy be himself, because isn’t that what parenting is all about?

What I’ve Learned from the Man with Many Faces

For Erin Kelly, being a fan of Steve Carell isn’t about just the laughs. It’s about growth and gratefulness.

The United States: a Land of Double Standard for Religious Liberty?

Some politicians feel that religious liberty only applies to the religions of their choosing. Warren Blumenfeld points out the hypocrisy in this argument.

Inside the Mind: Overcoming the Stigmas and Stereotypes of Schizoaffective Disorder

Through his struggles of living with mental illness, Steve Colori has broken the chains that have held him down for so long. Erin Kelly shares her thoughts on his new memoir.

Rape, Riots, and Rotten Food—Relearning Life Behind Bars

You can’t pick us out of a crowd. Because we’re just like you.

My Quiet Plea: Why Should I Apologize for ISIS?

How far will violence go before someone takes responsibility? Zeynab Ladak reflects on when she distanced herself from the blanket of generalization and violence of her culture.

When are You Going to Cut Your Hair?

I’ll cut my hair when the hair when the war is over

The Disposability of Men: How Disability Can Harm Masculinity

What does it take to accept a man as a man? Erin Kelly examines the dangers of stereotyping men with disabilities.

It Is Not the Critic Who Counts

We all fear being criticized, even ostracized, by others. Three questions to help you stay true to yourself in the face of that fear.

What Coming Out Taught Me About Myself

Josh Friedburg is proud of his coming out, but also realized he needed to make some changes in his own mind.

We Eat Stereotypes For Lunch Around Here

Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project. No ads. A free book. And a lot of broken stereotypes about men.

The Marshmallow Test: Hold Two Opposing Thoughts in Your Mind at the Same Time

Are you filled with hope, confidence and an optimistic vision of the future? Inside the Conversation at The Good Men Project.

Dear Dads: Stop Correlating Gothic To Depressed

Despite its nuance, the report confirms a stereotype of Goths as depressed loners that, when taken out of context, can become pernicious or harmful. While the authors encourage care for young people’s mental health, media presentations of this stereotype often encourage prejudice that may result in bullying or violence.

Straight Guys Answer “Gay” Questions

There’s a laundry list of questions that seem to be part of almost every LGBT experience. What if we changed them just a little?

People Started Referring to Me as a Monster: A Gay Man’s Struggle With Alcohol

It took some hard lessons for Alexander to realize that he didn’t have to keep living his life by other people’s standards.