Stories to Tell My Children


Javier is a father trying to teach his children important lessons – stripped of the religion that framed his childhood.

The Traveling Tree of Fortitude and the Miracle of Miracle-Gro


When you Gro Something Greater, it adds meaning to your life in ways you sometimes can’t comprehend at the time. #GroSomethingGreater

Raise Your Hand

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We are a part of the change that is happening. And we’re asking you to be counted as a member of our community and part of that change.

These Break Dancers are More Than Just Flashy Moves

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Post arrest, Project Positive founder Damon Holley sets sights on new markets.

31 Reasons to Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project

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Why what we are doing here is so important.

The Largest Worldwide Conversation About 21st Century Manhood. And We’re Looking for Your Story..

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We’re having a conversation about what it means to be a man in the 21st century. What’s your story?

Top Ph.D Programs Eye Genius Black Youth

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Tweet Considered a free agent in the world of academia, award-winning McNair Scholar Juwan Z. Bennett prepares for the signing of a lifetime. — “How does it feel to be a black man with options?” is a frequent question posed to one of Philly’s hottest free agents, from his associates at Yale, Northwestern and Columbia […]

Call for Submissions – Gay, Bisexual, Trans* Men

Come as you are. Tell us your story.

The Good Men Project wants to hear from gay, bisexual, and trans* men.

How Adopting a Park Rebuilt a Trashed Detroit Neighborhood

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One engineer can make a difference when he’s Gaston Nash of Detroit.

Cups of Opportunity Prove Sweet to At-Risk Youth

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CUPs Coffeehouse founder Brian Gray teaches young adults they CAN make a difference.

Student’s Survival Story Triggered by Campus Suicides

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In the wake of two suicides in the last three weeks at the University of Pennsylvania, college junior Jack Park reveals he, too, wanted to commit suicide, but says his failed attempt was part of a greater being’s plan for his life.

How My Final Suicide Attempt Attracted My First Mentor

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Six years ago today Chicago native Richard Taylor was recovering from a suicide attempt, today he’s a best-selling author and a mentor to countless youth. If you ask him how he did it, he’ll tell you: Mentoring works!

Running Down Homelessness


Anne Mahlum asked a group of homeless men in Philadelphia if they’d like to join in on her morning jogs. Here’s the story behind the insight that is changing the face of poverty in America. An American Express #PassionProject story.

R Kelly, Chris Brown and the Sexual Politics of Never-Never Land

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Aya de Leon examines how children create stories to get themselves through brutal times. And some children never grow up.

An Excerpt from “The End of the World as We Know It.”

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Author Robert Goolrick’s powerful story of sexual abuse, and carrying the weight of it all.

Cobb County

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“He couldn’t risk Walter, Peggy’s father, catching him doing things—you know, sexual things—with his daughter.” By Jamie Iredell