No, My 10-Year-Old Son Isn’t Looking for a Girlfriend. He Likes Boys.

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People assume a 10-year-old boy in a Zumba class is after one thing. So why are they so shocked when he’s not?

Us and Them, 2014

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In this poem, MaryLisa DeDomenicis reminds us of a common stereotype and the human need “to distinguish one’s self.”

#CrimingWhileWhite A Confession of Privilege From John

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I learned about white privilege from the streets—not the classroom.

Mourning the Loss of the Boy Who Becomes a Man

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On the baseball diamond, a mom learns to stop fearing her son growing up.

How to Tell if a Toy is for Boys or Girls: The Definitive Guide

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Confused about picking the right toy? This handy guide makes sense of all those confusing catalogs.

Pronoun Do’s and Don’ts

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What do you do when you’re not sure whether to say “he” or “she”?*

You Won’t Be Able to Get This Out of Your Head

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Take a break, shut the door, and get ready to move.

10 Stereotypes to Stop Spreading About Men

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The things that we say about each other can truly be damaging, especially if we keep perpetuating gender stereotypes. James Michael Sama reminds us that not all men are the same.

My Label as a Man Doesn’t Define Me

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Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.

The Man By the Window

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Throughout his youth, Cab O’Callaghan willingly threw himself towards destruction. It was through such actions that he learned about profoundly respecting the different, often shunned, life choices of others.

3 Things You Can Do the Next Time Someone Says “You Can’t Do That”

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You don’t have to take “no” for an answer, just find a way to get started.

Outside of the Fantasy — Authenticity is Hot, Bad to the Bone is Not

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Women will forgive you for not being as “bad boy sexy” as fantasy characters. They will reject you for not being yourself.

A Grandmother’s Legacy: A Single Black Gay Man Adopts

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When Alvin decided to adopt, he wasn’t ready for response from his communities.

Real Men and Self-Perception

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Amber Colyer shares her observations of a man’s need for validation and how this affects how men view themselves.

When Size Matters For Man and Country

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The disturbing truth behind the influence of male stereotypes on destructive behavior

The Knitting Runner: David Babcock on Community, Creating and Giving Back

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When you think of a guy in a marathon, you don’t usually think of him knitting. Until now.