A “Rookie” Perspective of Connecting with the ManKind Project
Aug21

A “Rookie” Perspective of Connecting with the ManKind Project

By: David J. Galvagno “Grey Wolf” – Syracuse NY In February of 2015, I was asked by a friend if I wanted to come to his men’s group he had been telling me about. I knew these men got together and talked about their lives, and helped each other, and it was connected to this weekend he had gone on endlessly about previously. It was all connected to this MKP thing he first discovered on a trip to San Diego. I was curious enough to...

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Republished: Diving Into The Secret Society Of The ManKind Project
Jul07

Republished: Diving Into The Secret Society Of The ManKind Project

Republished with permission from Warrior.do – thanks to #NewWarrior Tony Balbin Photo by lacabezaenlasnubes We drove down a long, narrow road deep in the Wisconsin forest. The sun was winding down and fresh snow laid on the trees around us. As we approached the retreat center, a man dressed in black stood in the middle of the road staring blankly at the three of us. Having nowhere to go, we stopped the car. Slowly, he walked...

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What the NY Times Missed – How to Raise a Feminist Son
Jun07

What the NY Times Missed – How to Raise a Feminist Son

by Boysen Hodgson There is a trending topic this morning from @NYTimes based on the article “How to Raise a Feminist Son.” Overall, the advice offered in the column – from my perspective – was excellent! It’s the kind of encouragements, boundaries, and awareness that I strive to bring to my parenting every day (for my son AND my daughter!). Claire Cain Miller did well, collecting research based tips from...

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Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness
May01

Thrive or Just Survive: Men’s Work Beyond Woundedness

by Jan Hutchins “Few among men are they who cross to the further shore. The others merely run up and down the bank on this side.” ― Gautama Buddha I no longer cry at ManKind Project graduation celebrations. At the first 20+ gatherings where our brotherhood welcomes home the new initiates and their families, I had the wettest hankie in the room, gushing as our “new brothers” spoke of their transformations, weeping as their families and...

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Circles, Triangles, and Squares
Apr03

Circles, Triangles, and Squares

Understanding why it is essential to create culturally relevant events for different demographic groups, for different ‘kinds’ of people, is often hard to explain. A New Warrior in the Los Angeles Area, Christopher (Magnificent Jaguar) O’Dell partnered with Illustrator Christina T. Epley to show us why it’s important. Seeing this, I wonder what shapes MKP will continue to evolve into. The ManKind Project has...

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