There is a website that will tell you – www.goodmenproject.com.
On June 1st a group of men and women launched this site as a ‘man’s magazine’ that “takes men seriously.” A Boston Globe article explains how The Good Men Project came into existence. The article mentions how other men’s magazines are struggling, and yet the people at The Good Man Project expect to be successful. I believe they will be. There is a growing desire for real discussions about being a man.
For the last 35 years I have noticed a slow, yet steady growth in men and women wanting more from our media regarding men. I can remember growing up with Leave It to Beaver where June, the mother was always right and ‘poor’ Ward, Beaver’s father, never could get things right. It was like the media was attempting to balance the masculine – feminine scales by disempowering the men in TV shows.
Men magazines are traditionally about women, sports, muscles, cars or business. Don’t get me wrong, I like them all. But where are the magazines about men being mature men? Now we have one.