Meet 30 men who create an alternative story of heroism in history. From people of peace, like the Dalai Lama, to artists like David Hockney, musicians like David Bowie, poets like Kit Yan, and teachers like Jaime Escalante - all are talented and diverse. These men have fought conventional stereotypes to prove that modern day masculinity can be cool - and defined freely. Role models hand-picked to inspire a new, modern generation of boys.
DR CLIFF LEEK is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Northern Colorado and President of the American Men's Studies Association. He writes, speaks, and consults on issues of masculinity, whiteness, workplace inequalities, violence, and activism.
BENE ROHLMANN is an illustrator based in Berlin, Germany. His clients include: The New York Times, GQ Magazine, Facebook, Google, Variety, Rolling Stone, Architectural Review and Converse.