Protest is not enough when the root problem is the patriarchal masculinity that shapes our culture.
As I read the obituaries of John Lewis, I find myself asking over and over again, “What would Amo say?”
This is a tough, essential task. There are no easy fixes.
A question that keeps surfacing in my mind is whether men can be more open to developing the internal capacities — nurturing, becoming more emotionally available, connecting — that many cultures designate as feminine?
Can we learn to embrace the ambiguity of our situation, instead of racing to a resolution?
More than anything, we are learning that we are not in control.
Plug in and bring your gift.
Celebrating the life of an early model 21st Century male.
Postcards from the edge of male consciousness.
Mistletoe is an outdated symbol of male privilege. Let’s start a new holiday tradition.
We need to figure this out.
Fighting for the creation of a social system where it is possible that all individuals can live with purpose and dignity based on shared values.
The current explosion of “new” male behaviors did not appear out of nowhere.
Expanding our definitions of masculinity.
Finding answers in the power of consent.
Having wandered through a great many spiritual practices over the decades, here’s what I learned that might be useful.