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My Biggest Lesson

After 150+ hours of interviews, I often reflect on a key assumption I had before starting The Pillow Talk Project. At first, I used to think that the only men w... Go Deeper

The Danger of “Man Up”

“Masculinity must prove itself, and do so before an audience.” - Harvey Mansfield Before we know what it is, boys are measured against the invisible st... Go Deeper

The Other F-Word

"Whether it is a calculated attempt by the utterer or not, both the person who uses the word faggot and the person it refers to are forced to engage in a never-... Go Deeper

A World Without Labels

We don’t want to admit it, but we care. Not just about how the world sees us, but how other men see us. From trying our damndest to impress the father that is t... Go Deeper

Overcoming Toxic Beauty

Instead of  being yourself and daring the world to embrace you as you are, so many trade individuality for smiles, likes, “loves”, and comments. But what gets l... Go Deeper

Sprung on Intimacy

Who first introduced you to intimacy? What is the number one lesson he/she taught you about yourself? Whether the memory is tender and gentle or of heartbreak, ... Go Deeper

The Truth About Every Man

In the next 25 seconds, think of at least 10 things that are feminine, and thus, real men don’t do. Now, which quality can you say for sure exist within women b... Go Deeper

Beautiful: More Than Just a Word

The term “beautiful” means different things to different people. What may seem like a simple compliment to most, opens up a can of worms, releasing all kinds of... Go Deeper