Larrian Gillespie, M.D., author of several popular books on health, including The Menopause Diet, has a new book, The Gladiotor Diet, coming out in November. It will deal with the impact of weight on men's testosterone and sexual ability to function.
MenWeb: providing information and support to men in finding their voices and speaking their truths. Comprehensive, eclectic men's issues site that features interviews with noted authors and experts on men's issues, insightful articles, men's stories, poems, RealAudio WebCasts and a wealth of information on men's growth and personal development. Topics include: men spirit, soul and shadow; "men's movement," psychology, therapy and healing, anger, grief, depression, men's rights and gender justice, men's health, male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and male menopause. It also features book reviews and an on-line men's book store. Home of Men's Voices quarterly journal.
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Menstuff - The National Men's Resource
A calendar listing international, national and regional men's
conferences, workshops and gatherings.
According to this site, "The Third Age is the new, extended period of active adulthood which starts in the early 50s. It is characterized by a sense of accomplishment and fresh beginnings for individuals who champion a new view of what it means to be older. Third Agers are active older adults. They drive and define the Third Age experience for themselves, their peers, and individuals entering this phase of life. Third Agers are perfectly capable of navigating their way independently through this age, but may prefer to undertake this journey in the company of their peers." This is a "health and lifestyle" site with articles, tips, bulletin boards and chats, targeted to people entering the "third age" of life. Areas include healthy living, money matters, love and relationships, passions and pursuits, news and reports.
Manhood Online (Australia)
This site centers on the work of Steve Biddulph, author of
Australian bestseller Manhood. Their "Manzine" has lots of
interesting articles. The site also serves as a coordinating point
for Men's Work around Australia. A calendar listing national and
regional men's events and a resource catalog round out the
Men's Resource Network
A very appealing and well-done site, with a goldmine of information on men's issues. James Bracewell, founder of the Orlando Men's Council, has assembled an impressive collection of articles, including many from newspapers and magazines and many from experts, on topics such as abused men and domestic violence, shame and male oppression, male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, the myth of "deadbeat dads," the myth of gender bias in medicine and ending the battle between the sexes.
Willits Community Theater
Jed lives in the little town of Willits, CA. Here's a link to their Community Theater.
Life Experiences, Changes and Challenges
Ecology and Cultural Renewal
Web sites for Regional Men's Centers
Life Experiences, Changes and Challenges
Grief and Healing: Men and Women
This is a place men and women can browse to understand and
honor the many different paths to heal strong emotions. It has a
special emphasis on how men often grieve differently. Tom Golden,
LCSW of Washington D.C., is an internationally known
psychotherapist, author, and speaker on the topic of healing from
M.A.L.E: Men Assisting, Leading & Educating
This is the combined site for M.A.L.E. and NOMSV, the National Organization on Male Sexual Victimization. M.A.L.E. is dedicated to helping male survivors of sexual abuse to heal. NOMSV is "Dedicated to a safe world, we are an organization of diverse individuals
committed through research, education, advocacy and activism to the prevention,
treatment and elimination of all forms of sexual victimization of boys and men."
Vietnam Veterans Page
This is an interactive on-line forum for Vietnam Veterans and
their families and friends to exchange information, stories,
poems, songs, art, pictures, and experiences in any publishable
John Lee's Web site offers helpful advice and suggestions to help men deal with anger, using the approach in his popular book Facing the Fire: Experiencing and Expressing Anger Appropriately. John also offers information on keys to a successful relationship.
The Magic of Differences
Judith Sherven and James Sniechowski's Web site centers on their book The New Intimacy: Discovering the Magic at the Heart of Your Differences. They offer information on how to make a relationship work.
Ecology and Cultural Renewal
A wonderful monthly newsletter that explores the roots of our heritage back to hunter/gatherer times and offers hopeful alternatives for the future.
This site is based on the themes in Daniel Quinn's powerful eco-novel Ishmael. The Ishmael Companion WWW Site was launched in 1995 by volunteers at the University of California, Irvine. Mr. Quinn, upon considering Ishmael on the World Wide Web, had this to say, "More than just a book, readers have made Ishmael a phenomenon. I think of Ishmael.com as the unfolding record of this phenomenon."
The Men's Health Network.
"An informational and educational organization recognizing men's health as a specific social concern and committed to promoting issues affecting men's health." It has an on-line men's health reference library.
The Male Health Center
Site of Dr. Ken Goldberg, author of How Men Can Live as Long as Women and long active for men's health through his involvement on the the advisory panels for National Men's Health Week, Men's Health Network and Men's Health Magazine. This site has many of his syndicated "His Health" columns on specific men's health issues.
PlainSense Men's Health Tips
This site has practical suggestions for a broad range of problems, from athlete's foot to urinary incontinence.
Men's Health Magazine
This is the Web site for Men's Health magazine from Rodale Press.
Prostate Health Web site
Articles about prostate cancer and prostitis, color anatomic descriptions, information on alternative holistic therapies that use plants and "Your questions answered" within 3 days by the site's board of urologists, physicians, and medical school professors. Men can also take part in confidential surveys. An official site of the American Foundation for Urologic Disease. Its editorial board is composed of Academic Urologists, Private Practice Urologists, Prominent Primary Care Physicians, as well as Radiologists. "It is our hope that this site will inform, educate and stimulate discussions. All records will be kept private and confidential."
Cure: The Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate
The Association for the Cure of Cancer of the Prostate CaP
CURE is a non-profit public charity dedicated to finding a cure
for prostate cancer by rapidly funding promising basic and
Prostatitis Home Page
Excellent resource concerning prostatitis sponsored by the
Testicular Cancer Resource Center
A testicular cancer Primer, TC Self-examination, detailed interview with a TC oncologist, info on treatment approaches, over 40 personal stories, faith and spirituality, individual e-mail support, TC and sex, the humorous side and a lot more, by a survivor who put it together when he couldn't find in one place the info he needed.
University of Michigan Prostate Cancer Home Page
A professional prostate cancer resource page.
Conditions Men Get, Too (US FDA Page)
Describes how men are affected by osteoporosis, breast cancer,
and eating disorders, diseases traditionally thought of as
Web sites for Regional Men's Centers
Florida Men's Resource Center
A very appealing and well-done site, with a goldmine of information on men's issues. James Bracewell, founder of the Orlando Men's Council, has assembled an impressive collection of articles, including many from newspapers and magazines and many from experts, on topics such as abused men and domestic violence, shame and male oppression, male survivors of childhood sexual abuse, the myth of "deadbeat dads," the myth of gender bias in medicine and ending the battle between the sexes. Jim works hard to keep this site current.
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Twin Cities Men's Center
The mission of the Twin Cities Men's Center is to provide resources for men seeking to grow in body, mind, and spirit and from that foundation to advocate for healthier family and community relationships. Since 1976 the Twin Cities Men's Center (TCMC) has offered:
TCMC offers a variety of workshops, brunches, retreats, playshops, presentations and conferences.
- Educational forums (presentations, workshops, conferences),
- Peer-support groups, and
- Information about Minnesota men's resources and men's work.
Montgomery Men's Center
Sponsored by the Montgomery (Alabama) Men's Center and labor-of-love of Don Dietz, this site has info on their annual Men's Gathering, a number of articles, and links to other interesting articles. (It links specifically to articles of interest: they don't force you to wade through an entire site to find the good stuff!)
Nation of Men
The Nation of Men is an devoted to supporting men, men's teams
and community. Hosted by the South Bay (San Francisco Bay Area)
chapter, one of three active NOM chapters.
The Men's Center of Raleigh and Wake County
Men helping men become themselves by recognizing and promoting the wholeness and well-being of all men. We provide an opportunity for male self-awareness, fellowship, support, joyfulness and play, and enhancement of men's roles as friend, son, father, husband, partner and citizen. The Men's Center is committed to strengthening the individual, the family and the community.
Their site has articles and poems, as well as copies of their newsletter and information about their support groups and other activities.
Snohomish Council (Seattle area)
Gathering of Men
"We are a large gathering of men who meet
monthly to sound our drums, to raise our
masculine voices, and to speak from the
wisdom of our personal life experience.
Storytelling centers us in our topic for the
day. Come join our circle. All men welcome."
Victoria, B.C. (Canada) M.E.N.
The Victoria Men's Centre is a place for men to gain support, companionship, and a place to share concerns and experiences in a spirit of brotherhood. It is a friendly gathering place for individuals and groups of men to come together and explore ways of improving the world around them. It echoes the ancient pattern of a meeting place where in camaraderie men talk, play games and tell stories.