What influences your decisions? Are you sure you know?
Hip-hop’s new pro-gay anthem can be misguided and self-elevating, but it’s also talking acceptance with straight teenaged boys on their own terms.
When it comes to marriage equality, Gregory McVey-Russell urges us to not only think of the children but to listen to them.
The speed with which people attacked Baldwin as a bigot is alarming and tragic. The man deserves an apology.
After years in the Michigan prison system, Ryan McCarthy finally learned how to reclaim his integrity and stand up for what he believes in.
Kyle Carpenter’s awareness of his privileges inspire a dual struggle against institutionalized oppression: in the world and within himself.
This is a comment by Marcus Williams on the post “Vikings’ Chris Kluwe Kicks Serious Verbal Ass—And You Should Too”.
Stefan Borst-Censullo believes the mainstream success of Pride Parades means the gay rights movement is winning.
Hanging an effigy of our first black president openly evokes lynching, and not by accident. What does this say about where we are as a society?
In response to Dr. Robert Weissberg’s defense of a derogatory Yiddish word, Zek J. Evets raises a challenge to call out those who stay silent in the face of bigotry.
Mark Greene believes we are ALL under siege by a political system that seeks to pit us against each other.
Mark Radcliffe ponders the right way to respond to a Facebook friend whose politics he finds offensive.
“This issue of how to reduce the reactivity on our political discourse is central to my thinking of late.”
Christmas was my dad’s favorite time of the year, even when he had to swallow his pride to give us one.
From the belief that mental illness doesn’t exist to being able to just “get over it,” Danny Baker lists 13 myths surrounding mental illness that can hinder recovery.
Christopher Carter Sanderson expected that combat would challenge him, he just didn’t count on the enemy being closer to home.
Michael Kimmel thinks that the justifiable decline of hegemonic masculinity is driving the issues and anxieties of America’s angry white men—and he might just be right.
Jacob Nordby submits irrefutable proof that you hold the secret code for something awesome in this world. Can you find
Some lessons change a life. Some lessons change as many as they can. Jeff Bogle shares the moment that changed his . . .
The most distinguishing leadership characteristic of Ender is not his strategic ability, it is his compassion for his team and even his enemy. A good leader cares.
Every woman should have the right to choose if she wants children or not. Doug Zeigler wants to insure his daughters aren’t shamed or pressured into parenthood.
Kim Hernandez asks what you would do if you found out your spouse/partner turned out not to be the person you thought you knew.
Why was a kid from Wisconsin painting on sideburns to look like Walt Frazier?
Walking embarrassment Evan Jacobs tells you everything you need to know to alienate friends and irritate people.
What Renner Larson’s grandfather, uncle and Dick Van Dyke taught him about masculinity.
Vermont Chief Justice Paul Reiber has become vocal in his opposition to the War on Drugs. He said, “This is happening in numbers that’s alarming to me, and I think I have an obligation to defend the judiciary.”