manhood

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

Who Will Protect Us?

"It's time to go back to the basics, and realize that men want to be held, too. Once we all accept this, we can begin to rewrite these destructive and outdated ... 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

Boys Will Be Boys

"With the rise of millennials, we’re all realizing  that it's time to rethink the archaic and outdated dogmas of masculinity, beauty, and even sexuality. An imp... Go Deeper

Men Born Running

"My dream is that the Pillow Talk Project can be a place where you can lay your burdens down, free of judgment. A spot to call your own, ask and talk freely, ... Go Deeper

I Love You, Man (No Homo)

“Men in America are essentially friendless if we define ‘friend’ as a covenant-type partner, a soul mate, and a brother.” - Stephen Arterburn, author of The S... Go Deeper

The Book of Manhood

“If there was a book that had everything you needed to know about being a man, what questions would you want to have answered?” -Keith, creator of The Pillow T... Go Deeper

Dear Six-Year-Old Self

We're only as powerful as the compelling stories we're brave enough to tell. So, join me. Be fearless. And together, we can change the world--or at least our li... 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