About Kathryn DeHoyos

Kathryn DeHoyos currently resides on the outskirts of Austin, TX. She has 2 beautiful children, and is very happily un-married to her life partner DJ.

#WhyIStayed: Domestic Violence Knows No Gender

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The conversation about Intimate Partner Violence that was sparked by Ray Rice’s actions is an important one, but of equal importance is the understanding that men can be victims too.

Dads Have Always Loved Their Children, This is Not a New Thing

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A random Flickr search led to an important insight for one of the Executive Editors of the Good Men Project.

The Battle for Marriage Equality is Explored in new Documentary

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A new HBO documentary looks at the legal side of the fight for marriage equality in the US.

NYTimes: Link Between Super Bowl and Rise in Sex Trafficking is “Just Rhetoric”

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Kathryn DeHoyos worries the fight to end human trafficking may be damaged by the revelation made in a New York Times Op-Ed this week.

Bill Nye the Science Guy Dispels Myths About Poverty (Video)

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Bill Nye, aka the “Science Guy,” is using his impressive analytic skill to dispel some of the myths about poverty and health, especially where it concerns child and infant mortality worldwide.

Federal Appeals Court: It’s Cruel and Unusual Punishment to Deny Transgender Inmates Surgery

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The First Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in favor of a transgender inmate, who for 20 years has been denied the sex reassignment surgery that her doctors have prescribed as “medically necessary.”

2nd Grader in Pennsylvania Brings a New Way to Foster Friendships to the Playground

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Christian Bucks, a second-grader at Roundtown Elementary in York, Pennsylvania, decided to take action when he noticed several of his classmates didn’t appear to have anyone to play with at recess. So he decided to acquire a buddy bench for his school.

Watch The Piano Guys Perform the Coolest Cover of ‘Angels We Have Heard On High’ Ever

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Four men, one piano, amazingly beautiful holiday music.

Brandon Marshall Speaks About the Culture of the NFL

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Brandon Marshall believes the culture of “machismo” in the NFL needs to change, but the incidents in Miami serve to highlight the much broader issue of how boys are raised to be men in our society.

California Appeals Court Upholds State Ban on Assault Rifles

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Semi-automatic assault rifles are still illegal in California, and the ban is constitutional.

Shopping While Black: Man Arrested for Purchasing Belt

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A man is arrested for buying a belt with his own money. The stated reason? “Because he could not afford to make such an expensive purchase.” The real reason? Let’s discuss.

Governor Christie Withdraws Appeal Against New Jersey Marriage Equality

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New Jersey is now the 14th state in the US to recognize same sex marriage.

Herman Wallace Dies Just Days After Being Released From Prison

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Herman Wallace passed away surrounded by family and friends, finally free after serving over 40 years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana prison.

Federal Judge Orders Monitor for Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio

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A federal judge has prohibited an anti-immigration sheriff from using racial profiling to target Latinos during law-enforcement stops.

Father Dies Protecting Daughter From Rock Slide

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According to authorities, 13-year-old Gracie Johnson was the sole survivor of a deadly rock slide that killed five of her family members on Monday—including her parents, sister and two cousins.

Delivery Man Rescues Teen From Burning Car

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Juan Ganaja, a delivery man for the Hook Burger Chain in Burbank, California, is being hailed a hero after rescuing an 18 year old girl from the wreckage of a burning car on Saturday morning.