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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

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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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