#RealTalk: Equitable Parenting
Jun20

#RealTalk: Equitable Parenting

by Joe Carr I consider myself a pretty mature, independent man. But it wasn’t until I became a father that I realized how much I relied on my wife.  When Della was born, all of Serenity’s attention rightfully went to the baby, and I discovered how much emotional and practical support I had grown dependent on.  It’s hard to admit, but on an unconscious level I still want someone to take care of me. Now suddenly my wife has an actual...

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Proud Fierce Papa Bear – Bill Konigsberg on Standing Up for LGBT Youth
Nov20

Proud Fierce Papa Bear – Bill Konigsberg on Standing Up for LGBT Youth

by Boysen Hodgson Shared with permission from Bill Konigsberg. Bill Konigsberg has long been a man with a fierce purpose for his life. He’s an award winning Young Adult (YA) fiction author who writes poignant, powerful, and hopeful stories about LGBTQ youth. “Out of the Pocket,” “Openly Straight,” “Honestly Ben,” “The Porcupine of Truth,” and his latest, “The Music of What...

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Real Men Feel: Ep. 88, Masculine Emotional Intelligence is Not an Oxymoron with Owen Marcus
Apr06

Real Men Feel: Ep. 88, Masculine Emotional Intelligence is Not an Oxymoron with Owen Marcus

Masculine Emotional Intelligence is Not an Oxymoron with Owen Marcus Episode 88, April 3, 2018 This week Andy Grant and Appio Hunter are joined by author, speaker, and coach, Owen Marcus, to talk about men and emotions, men’s groups, and other tools for men to build remarkable lives. Men are leaving behind the duality of being macho OR sensitive. It doesn’t have to be either/or. “What holds us back from being Remarkable is how we...

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Real Men React: The Onslaught of Sexual Harassment Charges
Jan09

Real Men React: The Onslaught of Sexual Harassment Charges

Real Men React to Sexual Harassment, Episode 72, December 5, 2017 With the depth and speed of sexual harassment charges, firings, apologies, denials etc. RMF has been wanting a discussion with other men to talk about our reactions to all of this. Andy’s has continually been; “What the f*ck?!” Real Men Feel’s Andy Grant and Appio Hunter, lead a frank discussion with three guys from the private RMF Facebook Group; Anthony Simeone from...

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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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The Way of Transformation
Nov23

The Way of Transformation

Excerpted from “The Way of Transformation: Daily Life as Spiritual Exercise” (London: Allen & Unwin, 1988) by Karlfried Gras von Durkheim The man who, being really on the Way, falls upon hard times in the world will not, as a consequence, turn to that friend who offers him refuge and comfort and encourages his old self to survive. Rather, he will seek out someone who will faithfully and inexorably help him to risk...

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