Justin Cliburn speaks about his time as a gunner in Iraq.
As part of Gaby Dunn’s ’100 interviews’ project, she wanted to talk to someone who was awarded a Purple Heart. Here’s the story of Brian Scott.
There are people in this world who must forge ahead, who must go to work and go to the market and go to cafes not knowing if or when a bomb will go off.
On the 10th anniversary of the US invasion of Iraq, Tomas Young, an Iraq War veteran, has written a powerful and moving open letter to President George W. Bush and ex-Vice President Dick Cheney.
Matt Crowder looks back at the moment he knew he had to join the U.S. Military—the morning of September 11, 2001—and how that has turned him into the man he is today.
Humans are friendly and honest the vast majority of the time. Taxi drivers outside airports are the exception.
Atalwin Polin talks about a reader’s kind contribution to his journey and the movement again Islamist free speech in Turkey.
Atalwin Polin talks about how to love others and yourself in the face of trauma, loneliness, and feelings of inadequacy.
War correspondent Michael Kamber talks about the lessons of Iraq, and how the situation in Afghanistan shows that they have not been learned.
Tom Matlack wonders what would make a teenage boy go into a school cafeteria and blow away three innocent kids he barely knew.
JJ Vincent is convinced that this could have been the boldest ad of the year…or ever. What do you think?
When it comes to relationships, Kristine Rose is an open book, and she thinks that we should all be like that. – A few friends and I got into a bit of a debate during dinner the other night, when talking about exes in new relationships came up, “bury your head in the sand” seemed […]
Jaime Zepeda finds a way to seriously enjoy life, by not taking himself too seriously.
Suppose that there was no scoreboard.
Pistanthrophobia is something that you bring on every date you go on after a bad break-up. It prevents you from being able to love fully. Danny Baker explains some simple ways you can get past it.
While breakups can be brutal, K Thompson has your back. Here are some simple strategies for getting over the heartache
Any parent will tell you that there are a lot of obstacles in raising kids. Dave Lesser tells us why it’s a lot like jumping over fire.
Phillip Chesnut was asked this question by his wife, “If you were sterile and not able to conceive a child, but I could, would you want to utilize a sperm donor or just adopt?” Why was it so difficult for him to answer?
Slade Grayson asks, “What’s the one childhood toy that you really wanted, but didn’t get?”
After he lost his brother, Jarad Dewing tried everything to release the pain locked inside of him.
Despite growing up as young black male in the “hood,” facing all the same challenges—like violence and poverty—my voice, moreover the way I talked, somehow made me less black than others.
Renowned prison reform activist Ken Hartman gives his insights into how we can reform our broken system.
Prison rape isn’t funnier than any other kind of rape. And men are not unstoppable rape machines. It’s time we stopped laughing.
“We all feel angry. We don’t all choose to abuse because we’re angry.”
Jeremy Meyers thinks it’s time for men to decide who they are, not let society decide for them.
Conventional beauty doesn’t mean crap. Jackson Bliss explores the importance of “idiosyncratic beauty” and its relationship to love
Andrew Smiler offers three suggestions on how to leave the gray zone of sexual consent.