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How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men

Michael Kimmel | Posted 03.19.2014 | Women
Michael Kimmel

We need to help men reduce the power of that gender policing -- the fear that other men will see us as less than manly if we listen to the voices in our own hearts about how we want to live our lives.

The Manliest Things About These Men Might Surprise You

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 12.18.2013 | Women

"I write love letters to myself every day." "My ability to show pure emotion." "I think critically and stand up." These are the thoughts one group ...

The Boy in the Boardroom: When Sexual Abuse and Manhood Collide

Chris Carlton | Posted 01.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Chris Carlton

Who's in charge of prioritizing man-rules? Aren't there exceptions? Where do we draw the line between ordering chicken wings when our health requires a grilled chicken salad, and abandoning healthiness and happiness altogether to protect a notion that none of us are obligated to defend?

The Solitary Confinement of Depression. #ForMarc

Oren Miller | Posted 07.17.2013 | Parents
Oren Miller

Depressed people often don't talk about depression, and this may be especially true for men. What they do need is to know they're not the only ones feeling overwhelmed by the weight of it all.

WATCH: Manliest Rap Battle Ever

Posted 09.13.2012 | Comedy

Rhett & Link, the auteurs behind your favorite local commercials, are both pretty manly. But which one is manlier? That's the sort of question that ca...

Should Modern Men Be More Masculine?

The New York Times | Posted 07.14.2012 | Women

Your dad was manlier than you. His dad was manlier than him. And so on, for all of history back to the Stone Age. I'm thrilled with technology, the...

What Caring About What Your Drink Says About You, Says About You

Tom Macy | Posted 08.25.2012 | New York
Tom Macy

Yes, your drink does say something about you -- it says what kind of drink you like to drink. But most people don't see it that way.

Call Me A 'Milksop' All You Wish, But I'm No 'Yes Man'

Troy Roness | Posted 07.25.2012 | Gay Voices
Troy Roness

What are we going to do about all of the "non-manly" guys running around the United States? Apparently, the great assumption is that by engaging in activities ranging from military exercises to boy scouting, we could eliminate the "problem" altogether.

Men Who Fear Emotional Honesty

Ken Solin | Posted 06.30.2012 | Fifty
Ken Solin

To react out of fear is neither manly nor authentic. Living in integrity is the moral high ground, and men needn't aim lower than that.

The Barry White Syndrome: Why Are Deep Voices Attractive

| Posted 01.04.2012 | Science

By Krystal D'Costa (Click here for original article.) Darth Vader had one thing going for him: a deep voice. The ranks of George Clooney, Denzel ...

The New Macho

Tom Matlack | Posted 10.25.2011 | Home
Tom Matlack

"The New Macho" is a guy who has an aggressive moral compass that prioritizes the things that he finds important: family, being honest, making a difference in the world.

Michael McLaughlin

WATCH: 'Heming Way' Author Decries Loss Of 'Cartoon Character' Masculinity

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 10.12.2011 | Weird News

They say it's a man's world, but Ernest Hemingway wouldn't believe it if he were alive today, according to Marty Beckerman, author of "The Heming Way....

WATCH: Most Masculine Beer Ever?

Posted 08.07.2011 | Comedy

There are few things as special in a man's life as the moment he cracks open an ice cold can of beer after a long day of manual labor, right? At l...

James Franco, Others Discuss Favorite 'Guy Rituals'

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

We asked men from across the country -- including Sebastian Junger, Robert Pinsky, Andrew Sullivan, and James Franco -- to name their favorite "guy ritual."

Men's Magazine: New Men's Column GOOD IS GOOD Begins

Tom Matlack | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Matlack

Listening to other men tell their truth is the only thing that allowed me to get my ass out of the gutter and become a decent man, father, and husband.

'The Perfect Man is a Geek With Facial Stubble...'

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Craig Newmark

"Most women claim to be attracted to tall, dark and handsome men, but a new study has revealed that facial stubble and a geeky personality are their biggest secret turn-ons." Hey, it's in a newspaper.

Rage and the Crisis of Masculinity: An Incendiary Mix

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Caryl Rivers

Populist rage often surfaces when times are hard, and also, when there is a crisis of masculinity in the culture. Especially when it concerns white Christian manhood.