What It Really Means to Man Up

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Shaping a boy into a man is tough. But it’s not about demanding toughness.

Will It Ever Be Possible To Eliminate Racism In Soccer?

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It’s right in front of us on an international level. When is enough, enough?

The Strongest There Is

The Strongest by Tim Norris

Cabot O’Callaghan sees the toxic masculinity in his favorite comic book character.

Violence against the “Other” as Systematic Blight on Our Society

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We are all animals, but some people more than others.

Beautiful, Broken Men

Beautiful Broken by Eurritimia

Elly Taylor takes us inside the ravaged world of PTSD.

Do You Want to Talk Seriously About Men?

Do You Want to Talk by Ton Haex

Thomas Fiffer challenges the media to engage in a serious, two-sided conversation about the roles and responsibilities of men and women in breaking the cycle of violence and abuse.

Leopards Can’t Change Their Spots

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Leopards can’t change their spots but domestic violence programs do change lives

Dharma 101 for Dads

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Ty Phillips spins Buddhist wisdom into 5 simple parenting tips for fathers.

When Darts Missed The Mark

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The ugly antics that erupted during the international Darts Invitational Challenge in Melbourne on the weekend shows that the aim of getting “bums on seats” has taken precedence over the merits of a highly skilled sport, writes David Packman

From Bouncer to Buddhist—a Journey Towards Peace

From Bouncer to Buddhist by US Geological Survey

Ty Phillips didn’t think twice about violence, until he started thinking seriously about it. Then everything changed.

Taking the Religious Imagination Seriously

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Is it time to accept religion as a real motive force behind violent action in the world?

Why We Should Worry About Professional Wrestling

Why We Should Worry by challengingmedia

What does the immense popularity of professional wrestling say about the way we market masculinity?

What Happens When You Put a Boy In Front of a Girl and Ask Him to Slap Her?

Why? Because I'm a Man

“Why? ‘Cuz I’m a man.”

December 2014

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Peter Putnam offers an image of hope and growth in the midst of a time marked by destruction and hate.

A Ray of Hope in a Violent World: My Son Got it Right

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Kids will learn some things all on their own. Spencer Dryden is thankful for this one.

Cameras on Cops: The Jury’s Still Out

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If cameras don’t deter violence by the public, why would we expect that passively monitoring police-citizen encounters will cause behavior change?