The Unexpected: Coping with Unexpected Tragedy
This isn’t a story about brain cancer. It isn’t even about my partner. It’s about the wonderful acts of kindness that have been performed on our behalf to support her.
The Venomous Bite of Toxic Masculinity
Toxic masculinity doesn't always look the way we expect it to. Sometimes, it takes other painful forms. CW: Homophobia
How Men Deal with Depression Differently to Women
Depression doesn’t discriminate based on gender. It affects both men and women.
Low Budget Trip to Paris– Too Good to Be True... Or is it?
You don't have to be a Hilton to enjoy Paris!
Why the Masculine Ideal of Self-Reliance is Flawed
Masculinity often encourages men to be entirely self-reliant. Here's why that's not necessarily a good thing.
Country Roads Took Me Home: Depression, Anxiety, and 6,000 Miles on the Road
I've always been 'that guy' who has his shit together. Here's my story of the most recent time in which my shit was certainly not in any way together.
What We're Currently Listening To
Songs for the summer deserve more thought and attention than a generic Top 40 playlist. That's why we're bringing you Perta, Beth Ditto, Dusty Ray Bottoms, Cautious Clay, Gussy, Florence + The Machine and more.
Your Brothers Support You
If you're suffering, please know that you don't have to suffer alone. I only want to see your name in the headlines for your successes, not your pain.
Why Guys Need to Talk About Gender-based Violence
Being male doesn’t innately make you a villain or a perpetrator of gender-based violence, but it is important to recognize that gender-based violence is disproportionately directed at women by male perpetrators.
Masculinity and the Culture of Violence
One of the main reasons BlakeWrites was started is that too often, masculinity isn't just toxic– it's outright violent.
5 Kickass Ways to Manage Financial Stress
Financial stress is a huge issue for most guys, and can contribute to a lower quality of life. Here's how to address it.