“In the absence of elders, the impetuosity of youth becomes the slow death of the community.” Jed Diamond takes his grandson on a rite of passage.
“Violence is an exclamation mark on a long sentence which starts during childhood and the suppression of boys’ emotions.”
“The country pays attention when there is a school shooting or a bomb, but we rarely look at these events through the lens of gender.”
“Since the BSA can expel gay people, it’s up to their allies who are harder to demote or expel to be that voice in the organization.”
“Our society expects a man to succeed or fail on his own merit alone, and if a man does not succeed, we cast him aside.”
A Young Man’s First Job When spring came in my freshman year of college I had to do something I had never done, get a job. Because of my mother developed a heart problem the family upholstery business and tobacco growing had been stopped with my dad selling (although it’s called renting) the growing rights [...]