The State of the World’s Fathers

Fifty minutes a day. That’s the amount of additional time men would need to contribute every day to caring for children and households to make a leap toward achieving gender equality in unpaid care, according to the third-ever State of the World’s Fathers report.

The Moment of Lift We Need for Father’s Day

I hope this Father’s day that children across the country are celebrating dads who cook, do chores, help with homework and keep their households running—all while thriving at work. We can have healthy, happy communities and families. By demanding as much, we can change humanity.

Show-and-Tell Feminism for Dads of Daughters

After Bret Spears wrote a widely shared piece on The Huffington Post about the “10 Things No One Ever Told Me About Having a Daughter.” Tracy Moore responded with a quick question in Jezebel: “Why must men have a daughter to suddenly get that girls are people?”

Ending the Cold War With My Father

When my father was honored for his 32-year career in the CIA–a career that spanned the Cuban Missile Crisis to the fall of the Berlin Wall–he invited me to the ceremony. At 23, I didn’t know what to say. Not because his being in the CIA was new information–it wasn’t–but because we were so different. […]