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5 Ways Every Man Can Challenge the Toxic Culture of Masculinity

February 5, 2020

Masculinity isn't toxic. The culture around masculinity is. Challenge these cultural constrictions and model what masculinity can be.

Engaging Men

I Went to a Conference on Engaging Men. Here Are Four Things I Learned.

November 20, 2019

Catalyst's Ludo Gabriele spent a day listening to men discuss gender equity and gained some insights about the nature of allyship.

Engaging Men

Five Podcasts for Men Who Want to be Gender Equity Champions

August 14, 2019

From discussions about evolving ideas of masculinity to advice for navigating work-life issues, these podcasts offer takeaways for men.


10 Reasons Every Company Should Offer Paid Paternity Leave (And Every Father Should Take It)

June 12, 2019

Not only do men want the option, but workplaces and organizations can benefit from giving it.


Build Teams on Cultural Contribution, Not Cultural Fit

May 3, 2019

Strategies for building awareness, participating effectively, and accelerating progress on gender balance.

2018’s Top Gender Equity Resources for Men

January 2, 2019

The Year's Topics, Trends, and Tips

Ten Things This Father of 3 Is Never Taking for Granted Again

December 18, 2018

As 2018 comes to a close, so too does my primary caregiver leave, a newly-extended benefit at my company that has given me the chance to think about what I may have previously taken for granted.

Men (and Women) Are Biased Against Women

December 13, 2018

It’s Hard to Admit


Privilege Checklist for Men: #Metoo and Personal Safety

October 17, 2018

How many of these "personal safety" precautions do you take in your every day life? What about the women in your life?


Steph Curry, the Father-Of-Daughters Effect, and Me

October 11, 2018

This is how you dad.


Benefits of Paternity Leave: Being There

September 19, 2018

They say as a parent, you never stop worrying.

The Death of the Business Suit Can’t Come Soon Enough

September 13, 2018

We straight businessmen have a problem: we all kind of act, look, and think alike.

Preparing for Labor Day: “Maternity Leave” Is Also for Dads

August 31, 2018

Let’s End the Stigma


“Good Job Ladies!” When Fathers Aren’t Seen as Equal Parents

June 28, 2018

I’m regularly told that I’m a ‘good dad’ when I’m simply in line with the kids anywhere (especially in the grocery store). It’s always a woman telling me that I’m a ‘good dad.'


Let’s Awaken Businesses to the Benefits of Paternity Leave

June 20, 2018

Paternity leave can go a long way toward building the kinds of businesses that attract and retain workers. It also increases corporate profits and builds gender equality—if done right.


What Happens When Men Join ERGs That Aren’t “for Them”

April 18, 2018

Inside Groups for Women, LGBT, and More


10 Questions for Men Attending ERGs That Aren’t “for Them”

April 3, 2018

You Don’t Have to Have All the Answers


Men of Color at Work: If These Stories Surprise You, You Haven’t Been Listening

February 22, 2018

I asked men of color to delve into their experiences at work. What they shared with me was eye-opening.


Men’s Role in Workplace Equity: Achieving Our Full Potential

January 17, 2018

MARC sparked a dialogue with other male colleagues about what we assume to be normal (but is not).


What Worries Men About Traveling on Business With a Woman?

December 13, 2017

What Are Men Really Thinking?