Feats of Manliness: Skills Every Man Needs
We've all seen posts about how men should know how to change a tire or tie a tie. While those are handy skills, are they really the feats of manliness you need?
Three Men Redefining What It Means To Be a Man
What it means to be a man doesn't have to include violence or aggression. These three men show us exactly what healthy manifestations of masculinity can look like.
FAQs of Toxic Masculinity
Toxic masculinity is a term that gets thrown around a lot. Let's break it down and dispel some myths that may be keeping guys from living their best lives.
How To Be An Ally At Work: A Column On Co-Operation During Black History Month
Being an ally is about more than posting MLK quotes on Facebook. When we spend so much of our time at work, that's one of the most important places for us to step up.
Tyson Fury: Winning the Fight of His Life
Tyson Fury is a heavyweight boxing champion, but his biggest win wasn't in the ring. It was with himself and his own struggles with mental illness.
How Being Short as a Man Can Affect Your Self-Esteem – and What You Can Do About It
Height is something that you don't have much control over, but it's something that affects men more than you may realize.
Kavanaugh: What Happens When Partisanship is More Important than Justice
Kavanaugh's appointment to the Supreme Court has brought up painful feelings for far too many people. It's time we put justice ahead of partisanship as a country, and time that we, as men, stood up to toxic masculinity.
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
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.
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.
Actor Justin Baldoni is Breaking the Barriers of Masculinity
Justin Baldoni looks the part of the macho man's man, but he's learned that there's more to being a man than what most of us have come to expect.