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Dr. Philip Zimbardo and I are co-authors of Man Interrupted (Conari Press, 2016); published in 14 countries. Man Interrupted is an elaboration of our 2012 TED polemic, Demise of Guys, which delves much deeper into the important discussion about young men and the complex issues and challenges they face in our changing social climate.

 

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I began a series of paintings called Orgasm Portraits when I was 20 years old; I started this project because I wanted to do a series of abstract portraits based on an experience that everyone could have and therefore, anyone could be a part of. I compiled 40 paintings and interviews into an ebook, which can be purchased here. It was actually this series that sparked my interest in men's issues - more on that here. Some portraits and interviews from this series can be viewed on the Orgasm Portraits page.

 

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After doing extensive research on men's issues, I realized just how lacking sex education resources are. So I teamed up with sex therapist Keeley Rankin to start BetterSexEd to offer objective information and candid discussions about sex, relationships, dating, and related topics. I figured we may as well talk about the whole puzzle and not just one piece of it.

 

One of my goals with BetterSexEd is to help each sex develop more empathy for the other sex, and help bring men and women on a more balanced footing. I am pro-relationships and pro-family, which makes me, above all, pro-communication. I think the better we are able to discuss intimate topics, needs, and desires, the stronger our relationships will be. BetterSexEd currently has over 1 million views.