Can Excessive Cursing in the Media Actually Make Our Kids Meaner?

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Tor Constantino shares research that links excessive cursing in the media with aggression in kids.

31 Reasons to Become a Premium Member of The Good Men Project (Plus 5 Extra Bonuses)

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Why what we are doing here is so important.

New Fathers Suffer Postpartum Depression Too

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How to spot the unique signs of depression in men and new fathers.

How Will I Know When I Am in a Body?

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Nora Meiners writes as the white mother of a biracial son, reflecting on black male bodies and the perils that attend them.

Why This Dad Thinks Facebook Should Have an “R” Rating for Kids

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Tor Constantino swears he’s not a prude—he just doesn’t think his teen and preteen are ready for Facebook. ___ I’m a parent of two daughters ages 11 and 13 respectively. Neither of them has a Facebook page—and they won’t in the near term. While Facebook itself has a policy that requires anybody with an FB […]

Don’t Get Buried Alive by Negativity: Staying Positive in a Dangerous World

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Jed Diamond looks at alternatives to negativity when life throws the biggest curveballs.

Masculinity Is Killing Men: The Roots of Men and Trauma

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We begin the damaging process of turning boys into men long before boyhood ends.

Sons of War: The Hidden Story Behind Brotherhood

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Two survivors of the war between Iraq and Iran were separated in the chaos by enemy lines, but were reunited more than twenty years later.

The Pain of the Personal: An Artist’s View

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An Indian cartoonist looks to bring change to America, along with a new perspective of the events that occurred during the Arab Spring Uprising.

Light Between the Bars: The Road to Redemption

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A man put a group of prison inmates in a room with nothing but a camera. The result is stunning.

Police Officers or Peace Officers?: The Limitations of Traditional Masculinity for Law Enforcement

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Retired Police Officer and current Clinical Psychologist Ive Eicken describes how old notions of masculinity may prevent police officers from being peace officers. Most of us depend on law enforcement officers to keep us safe. We call the police when something has already gone very wrong. We want the officer who shows up to be […]

Souls in a Cage: The Slow Decay of the Mentally Ill in Prison

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Erin Kelly examines the recent treatment of prisoners with mental illness by the US police force.

Men Drinking, Boys Tormenting, Dogs Barking

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Elvis Alves reflects on darker aspects of human nature in this ekphrastic (based on a piece of visual art) poem.

Finding the Courage to Talk About Violence

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In the wake of Baltimore’s riots, Raoul Wieland explores the nature and implications of violence and the social disconnection that inflames it.

Staying Alive in “Post-Racial America”

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Thaddeus Howze shouldn’t have to share these 10 tips on how to stay alive as a man of color.