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What’s In a Role Model?

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Sami Jankins suggests it’s time we start reexamining the qualities that make up who we want as today’s role models

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Is Your Halloween Costume Racist?

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Halloween is about glorifying all things spooky, but the scariest thing is how rampant racism is on Halloween. Let’s try asking ourselves some questions this year so we can avoid perpetuating stereotypes and racist attitudes.

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An Open Letter to All Men and Women about Gender Equality

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Is our focus really on gender equality? Or tipping the balance in the direction we desire?

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Is Death With Dignity The Same As Suicide?

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A therapist and family caregiver ponders the implications of being able to choose the manner of our life, and death.

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Why Society Won’t Let Boys and Men Be Victims of Rape

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Enough with forcing young boys into the damaging confinements of what it means to be an alpha male.

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The Sexual Abuse of Boys Is Not About “Getting Lucky” and We Need to Stop Promoting This Myth

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When we frame sexual abuse as a “sexual relationship” or call a male survivor of sexual abuse “lucky”, we harm survivors of any gender.

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2 Domestic Violence Myths Busted

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Sarafina Bianco debunks two myths about abuse: a closer look at common misconceptions during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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A Shockingly Simple Way to Stop Stereotyping Men

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Stereotypes are damaging to both men and women. Thomas Fiffer offers a simple way to stop, reframe, and rethink some of the assumptions we make about men. And it works the other way, too.

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The Emotional Scars Spanking Left Behind

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With his body and mind broken, this man left home at 17 trying to heal. History would repeat itself, and he had to learn how to break the cycle.

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The Daniel Crespo Killing: Self-Defense or a Case of Gender Bias?

The Daniel Crespo by Joe Dykes

A man is dead after fighting with his wife, and David Pisarra asks some uncomfortable questions.

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Women Abuse Men, Too—But It’s Often Not Called Abuse

Women Abuse Men, Too by Chris Connelly

Thomas Fiffer reverses the genders in an article about abuse written for women to expose the euphemisms we use when women abuse men.

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When You Say ‘I Don’t Believe In Feminism, Just Gender Equality…’

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You say one thing. But what we hear is something else entirely.

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Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?

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The average person spends four years of his or her life looking down at a cellphone. Prince Ea tells us why we must refuse to let technology control us.

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Is Falling in Love a Choice?

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Author and co-dependence expert Robert Burney says we have a choice about who we fall in love with.

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How to Admit When You’re Wrong

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Sarafina Bianco found out the hard way. Sometimes saying you’re sorry is the best thing you can do.

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When Books Are Banned – Who’s Being Protected Here?

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Would you call the cops on this teenager? For giving away free books? Well, that’s what happened.

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