“Have at it, Boys” and College Men

Have at it Boys photo by Bill McChesney

Aaron W. Voyles explores the relationship between NASCAR and male behavior.

Dear Fox News: This Feminist Thinks a Lot Better of Men Than You Apparently Do

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Joanna Schroeder is sick of people degrading and dehumanizing men by saying things like “let men be men”.

Toxic Excuses: A Comic

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Time after time we make up excuses for violence so that we can move forward without having to change or address the heart of problem

The Manufacturing of the American Douche

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Nathan Graziano would like to talk about our propensity for accepting bad behavior—as long as it is in the name of a win.

“Call all people to quit being violent towards each other.”


No, That’s Not What Men Do

‘Male Privilege’ Isn’t a License to Harass Waitresses (or Anybody Else)

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What makes guys think their waitress is another dish on the menu? Sebastian Molano thinks he knows.

Maren Sanchez and Rage as the Male Emotion


Ariel Chesler explains that the side-effect of boys not being allowed to show “girile” emotions, is that all they are left with is rage.

Stop Panicking and Start Talking With Your Kids About Snorting Smarties Trend

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Heather Gray advises parents to step away from the alarm button and use new teen trends as teachable moment.

Boy Is Beautiful

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Mark Sherman has four grandsons and wants boys who act in typical boy ways to feel good about themselves. Society, at least in schools, may be sending a different message.

Real Men Like to Poke, A Twitter Confrontation About Changing Men and Boys


Allan Shore and Erick Martinez try to discuss “boys will be boys” with Chad Miller on Twitter. Turns out, the conversation was too long for 140 characters.

“While girls and boys may gravitate towards certain activities, no one should be treated badly for going outside society’s ‘role.'”


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Challenging ‘Boys Will Be Boys’

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Joanna Schroeder insists that dismissing boys’ bad behavior as a natural part of being male is dangerous for both boys and girls.

Adolescent Humiliation

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Andy Bodle fights and flees the pecking order.

Big Man on Campus

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A fragile boy with learning disabilities transitions from home school to college.

Moving Into the Red: Boys and Education

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Jennifer Fink believes our boys are trying to tell us something about the way they’re being educated… and it’s time to listen.

Chris Brown, Woody Allen and Other ‘Bad’ Men

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Joanna Schroeder wonders what we’re saying about masculinity when we talk about Chris Brown and domestic abuse.