Winter is coming to the Plains
Sep13

Winter is coming to the Plains

Editors Note: Tim Yakaitis is one of a number of #NewWarrior men actively collaborating to support the protests on the Standing Rock Lakota Reservation. The ManKind Project has a proud and long history of connection in the area. Learn more. by Tim Yakaitis,  I returned last night from my second trip to the Standing Rock Lakota reservation where now over 6000 people from more than 200 tribes are encamped. As I slept under the stars on...

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10 Ways White Liberals Perpetuate Racism
Sep05

10 Ways White Liberals Perpetuate Racism

EDITOR’S NOTE: Originally published on the Huffington Post. Reprinted with permission. George Sachs, Psy.D is a New Warrior in the Metro NY Tri State Community. Paul Pendler, Psy.D., of the Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School and Phillip Beverly, Ph.D., Department of History, Philosophy, and Political Science at Chicago State University are New...

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Why I Men’s Group
Aug22

Why I Men’s Group

Embed from Getty Images When I first began teaching my son to ride a bike I anticipated a few cuts and bruises – I mean it’s inevitable. We joked how falling down was all part of the process of learning and the most important thing was to get back up (that is the moral of our life story, isn’t it?). What I didn’t anticipate was the feeling I would get watching my son be thrown off his bike moments before his six-year-old face slammed...

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Slow Way, Way Down for Extraordinary Intimacy
Mar01

Slow Way, Way Down for Extraordinary Intimacy

– – – See the author’s TEDx Talk on Creating Extraordinary Intimacy in a Shut Down World – – – As I write this I’m sitting in an airport on my way to give a TEDx talk titled: Creating Extraordinary Intimacy in a Shutdown World. One of the central themes of my talk is how, as a fully impotent prostate cancer survivor, I have slowed way, way down for my female partner and what doors to truly...

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Becoming a New Warrior Helped Me Find Music Again – by Jim Donovan
Feb27

Becoming a New Warrior Helped Me Find Music Again – by Jim Donovan

by Jim Donovan On my way home from Bedford, Indiana, I knew life would never be the same. I had just completed my NWTA Weekend and was making the eight hour drive from southern Indiana to Pittsburgh feeling elated, exhausted and WIDE OPEN. I had just undergone a profound inner transformation that had yet to settle in. It was on this drive that music unexpectedly reappeared after a decade-long absence. I had spent the previous five...

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Out of Our Heads – a film about Men’s Work
Feb14

Out of Our Heads – a film about Men’s Work

by Boysen Hodgson It is not easy or comfortable to overcome cultural stereotypes of masculinity. “Out of Our Heads” is a film about ‘Men’s Work’ similar to that offered by the ManKind Project. Men’s work is about reclaiming the disowned emotion, connection, spirit, and vulnerability that we, as a culture, have made taboo. Generations of rigid enforcement of male roles … the ‘guy...

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