Australia’s “You Can Play” Campaign to Eliminate Homophobia In Football and Sports

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The You Can Play campaign has brought together all the major professional sports in Australia to make their sports welcome to lesbian, gay and bisexual people.

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From Dude to Dad: Unlocking the Possibilities of Fatherhood

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A self-confessed “dude” acknowledged his ignorance on the eve of fatherhood and started a movement to make extraordinary fathers.

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No One Man Should Have All That Power – Our Diversity Responsibility

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Brandon L. Greene looks at who hold the reins of power and how this might be equalized.

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Dear Firehouse Subs CEO, Don Fox. Please Stop Using Offensive Native Mascotry

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Ethan Keller writes a letter on behalf of the grassroots organization Eradicating Offensive Native Mascotry (EONM).

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A Perversion of Justice: Cuffed to the Bed, but It’s Not What You Think

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How the NYPD handles gunshot victims with outstanding warrants while they recover in the hospital.

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Child Abuse Survivor Chris ‘Bear’ Brosnan Is Writing an Incredible True Story

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In “A Wild Nobility” Chris “Bear” Brosnan is transforming tragedy into triumph. But he needs your help to finish the job.

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Think You Know What Bikers Are About? You Might Be Wrong…

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What happens when bikers stand up for abused kids? A lot of good guys doing good work.

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American Indian Graduation Rates & Stereotypical Images On & Off the Field

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Debbie Reese explains the way that derogatory depictions of American Indians harms the self-image of young American Indian children.

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Cross-Dressing Comes to Broadway in ‘Casa Valentina’

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The actors in a new play from Harvey Fierstein experience a different kind of male bonding.

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A Culture of Hypermasculinity is Driving Sexual Assault in the Military

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Michael Crawford explains that when masculinity is defined by power and aggression, sexual violence is the result.

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The Garment of Identity


Raoul Wieland explains that while it’s wonderful to see diversity as beautiful, we also need to actively recognize the ways in which people are discriminated against.

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Calling Out Oppression & the Kansas Jewish Community Murders

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Warren Blumenfeld reminds us that on the spectrum from occasional microaggressions to full-blown genocide, there is no such thing as an “innocent bystander.”

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Are You a Single Father or a Divorced Dad?


A startling confession from his wife while out with friends angered Doug Zeigler enough to explore the stereotype of men who are divorced and have kids.

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What a BuzzFeed Quiz Taught Me About Privilege


BuzzFeed’s “How Privileged Are You?” quiz exposed to Pauline Gaines the blind spots in her understanding of privilege. She also discovered the ominous limitations of such a test.

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Does Religion Make a Life of Reason Impossible?


Pastor Jim Rigby explores whether religion should be more about living and less about believing.

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Seriously, Can We Stop Calling The Cops On Little Black Kids Already?


Denene Millner recounts the story of the 11 year-old boy who was held at gunpoint by cops… for building a treehouse in his own back yard.

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