International Men’s Day 2021: Creating safe spaces for men

As International Men's Day gains momentum every year (November 19th), different themes become the point of focus in different countries and I think that's such a great thing; to celebrate our diversity of thought and values and what affects us the most. This year, in the midst of all the anti-male rhetoric we hear thrown … Continue reading International Men’s Day 2021: Creating safe spaces for men

In search of a definition of masculinity

I’ve been searching for a definition of masculinity. It seems that everywhere you turn someone has a problem with men and masculinity. Its either men are not sensitive, men don’t make enough money, they don’t care, men are dogs, dishonest, toxic, sexist, under-performing, potential rapists etc. All while being told it’s a man’s world. Masculinity … Continue reading In search of a definition of masculinity

Does the “rite of passage” tradition still have a place in a man’s life today?

Recently, I’ve been thinking about the rite of passage tradition and how it affects us as men and I wanted to share some of my own views. In many civilizations around the world, man was required to exhibit his mental toughness and those timeless masculine traits such as courage, self-reliance and valor to earn his … Continue reading Does the “rite of passage” tradition still have a place in a man’s life today?