Being a Man

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Being a man has nothing to do with being a tough guy, or hiding your emotions, getting in fights, or getting the most woman. That’s not being a man.  That’s an immature  boy, that is not a man.  Too many grown men who cling to being a boy and who won’t grow into a man. […]

Bullying, Hypermasculinity & Warrior Culture

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Shame is at the heart of the issue.  As men, we create so much misery and oppression because we fail to deal with our own grief, anger, and confusion. In a culture where fatherlessness is rampant, I meet so many adolescent males who are constantly bombarded by pathological messages about what it means to be […]

Man Up

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Poet Guante, with a powerful piece that touches on the hidden (and hurtful) messages in the phrase, “man up.”