Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”
J.M. Blaine loved it. Ericka Blount Danois wrote a book about it. The two writers talked about Soul Train, the legendary, groundbreaking television show. Read. And learn.
The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.
Yago Colas reflects on race and basketball, as they were lived and played, body and soul, in 1970′s America.
In August, 1976, five kids from Northeast Philly were going to be the heroes who saved Rock and Roll.
Fill in the blank: Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III became the first ever quarterback ______________ to start an NFL game.
My father wants me to mix his ashes with the ponytails that he has saved in plastic bags. All things considered, this seems like a reasonable final directive.
One gay cowboy’s mind is opened by the diversity of celebrants at the 1987 San Francisco Gay Pride parade.
Susie Bright looks back on a run in with the teamsters in 1975, where, from her worldview, men and sex were dangerous. An excerpt from Erica Jong’s newest book.
At 17, most girls are filling out college applications. I was nervously auditioning to become a Bunny at the New York Playboy Club.
The myth of “American Opportunity” versus the reality of extreme economic imbalance in the USA.
What happens when a baby’s dad shaves his beard for the first time? (video)
Why did two of the GOP’s most hysterical right wingers just contradict themselves?
How to understand a woman’s desires? Well, reading the smut she enjoys is a good start.
The start of the “war to end all wars”—a century on.
Brian Lewis, President of Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma (MR. MST) discusses the persistent invisibility of male sexual assault victims.
Should suing the President be limited and impeachment reserved for the constitutional definition of “treason,bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”?
Steve O’Neill proposes that we start doing things in a world that tells us not to.
Tony Hawk joins the growing list of people declaring that marriage is an equal right.
This mind-blowing video puts our place in the universe in startling perspective.
Grace, Empathy and kindness Make our Day
“When we face our emotions, we can learn what they are trying to tell us about what we need and value,” writes psychologist Sandy Peace.
Charles Orlando calls out the folks who say that some guys are just born cheaters who can’t help themselves.
Thomas Fiffer shares a single, simple pitfall that happy people avoid.
Bob Marrow could not talk about his son’s death for 25 years.