He learned of Thailand’s brutal sex trade. Then he looked into himself…
There were more heroes than villains in that Aurora, Colorado movie theater where twelve were killed.
It was a typical afternoon in the firehouse. Me, Danny and Pete were sat around playing five card stud, drinking cold soda and dreaming of hot pizza. The alarm went off. We folded and sprung into action.
“I know this not because he fits a definition or has the requisite qualities to be awarded the label good; it’s because he just is.”
“He could’ve done some damage in high school football, but he was the assistant manager counting my drawer.”
If you’ve seen the movie, you only know part of the story. Bob Marrow was one of the lawyers in that case. He shares his side.
Brandon Greene shares a poem dedicated to his son about growing up as a black man.
A man’s brave journey from childhood abuse to self love, redemption and hope. As told my Christian M. Lyons.
If a friend told you, “Even you know that an adopted child will never feel the same as one you gave birth to,” what would you say? Here is one dad’s answer.
Do you know what everyday racism looks like? Sami Jankins keeps her eyes open to it.
In the wake of last week’s FSU school shootings, Americans were again reminded that our gun problem isn’t over.
Dean Kostos expertly weds form and content in this poem–a villanelle–whose use of refrain and repetition reflects an old man’s movement through time and memory.
Yale psychiatrist Matthew Goldenberg wonders if, given the long-term neuropsychiatric risks, we should still be playing football.
As video games become more inclusive, the way they tell trans* stories is changing as well.
Everyone has a Thanksgiving story to tell. These came in at 140 characters or less.
When the world becomes a little too real, Jesse Kornbluth suggests: “Let’s have some unreality. Some beauty. Some genius.”
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You’ll thank Thomas Fiffer for this helpful guide to surviving hellish holiday dysfunction.
Jeff Bogle finds that with Amex Membership Rewards®, he can just keep on giving.
There are some things worse than death and they can be overcome simply by thinking about… death.
Nick Pavlidis reflects on his marriage and calls out three crucial truths about being married that any newlywed should realize sooner than later.
Joanna Schroeder explains how the selfies parents take today can affect their child’s future (in a good way!).