Education & Skills

Let’s stop telling teen boys they are toxic.

Catherine Carr wants us to reconsider how we treat boys, promoting understanding and open dialogue instead of labeling them as toxic.

Jul 11, 2024
Catherine Carr
A group of teenage boys sitting down.
Education & Skills, Fatherhood & Family

The dangerous myth of male incompetence

The myth of male incompetence is reinforced by low expectations. Emily Oster argues competence is learned, not tied to gender.

Jun 17, 2024
Emily Oster
A man carrying a crying child.

Why marriage is good for men

Brad Wilcox examines claims and data on finances, happiness, and health to challenge the idea that marriage is bad for men.

Jun 5, 2024
Brad Wilcox
A recently married man and woman sharing a moment.
Employment, Fatherhood & Family, Mental Health, Black Boys & Men, Education & Skills

Melinda French Gates invests in boys and men: a new era for gender equality

Melinda French Gates is investing in boys and men, showing that the gender equality movement has space for men and boys without sacrificing its focus on women and girls. AIBM President Richard Reeves has been selected to direct a portion of these investments.

May 28, 2024
Richard Reeves
a black and white portrait picture of melinda french gates
Fatherhood & Family

For a model of Muslim masculinity, maybe don’t look to the manosphere

Haroon Moghul  explores using Islamic teachings to address the masculinity challenges among Muslim men in America, advocating for modern perspectives and using 'Umar ibn al-Khattab as a positive role model.

May 13, 2024
Haroon Moghul
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Mental Health

Boys are suffering too. Here’s how we miss that.

Girls have been struggling with mental health, and we've rightly been alarmed. But we may be overlooking the issues of boys due to how we define and measure these constructs. Learn more from renowned psychologist Lisa Damour.

Apr 11, 2024
Lisa Damour
A silhouette of a young boy and girl behind a group of people.
Black Boys & Men

The Pastor, the Scout Leader, and the School Principal: How three Black men showed me how to be a man

Frederick J. Riley shares a reflection on his upbringing and the impactful role models who shaped his life. Raised by a single mother in challenging circumstances, Frederick and his twin brother defied statistics that often dictate a bleak future for young men of color.

Feb 23, 2024
Frederick J. Riley
A collage of Louis Skipper, Reverend Roosevelt Austin, and Robert Brewer

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