One Man Faces His Fear and Asks for a Conversation on Race

Larry Swetman

Afraid his earnest plea will be taken in a negative way, activist Larry Swetman faces his fear and asks for an open dialogue on race.

Why Angry White Men is Worth Your Time


Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.

Does Privilege Make My Voice Illegitimate?

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Raoul Wieland tries to balance his natural-born privileges with his own sadness and feelings of being unmoored to any larger social issue.

Call for Submissions: Male Stereotypes


Does the stereotypical man exist?

Learning How to Grow


After a stroke, Bryce Emley’s father suffers permanent physical and mental impairment, but the cruelest effect has been the damage to his manhood.

The Demise of the Far-Right Conservative White Guy


It’s not that bad, guys.

On “White Men Who Vote for Romney”

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Brandon Ferdig wants to discuss what he thinks is one of more dangerous, race-based articles you’ll read all year.

I Only Look Like “The Man”


Sometimes the privileged aren’t all they’re made out to be.

“When white people are asked to talk about their racial identity and pride, all they have is shame.”


This is a comment by Justin Cascio on the post “The Difference between ‘white people’ and ‘White People'”.

What Makes White, Middle Class Men Kill?

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We have all kinds of theories about inner city violence, gang murders and the like, but what about these “lone wolf” killers, many of whom have no prior record of criminal behavior at all?

“An example of sex discrimination you almost certainly support is gender segregation in domestic violence shelters.”


This is a comment by David Byron on the Comment of the Day: “If men get together for this kind of movie, it’s sleazy. If women do, it’s ‘good, clean fun’.”

Middle-Age Suicide


Middle age is reportedly the happiest time of life for most Americans. So, why are middle-aged men at such high risk for suicide?