Ronin Shimizu Did Not Need to Die

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What we need to learn from a 12-year-old boy’s tragic suicide.

Things You Might Have Missed

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Looking for something to sink your mind into? See what our writers and fans are recommending on Twitter.

Bullied To Death: 12-Year-Old Male Cheerleader Commits Suicide

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A middle schooler takes his life after being bullied and taunted at school, leaving a community to ask itself: “Why?”.

Phys Ed Teacher Filmed Dragging Student Into Pool

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Student films physical education teacher dragging high school student to swimming pool.

My Label as a Man Doesn’t Define Me

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Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.

Share Your Sports Passion – Join Our Sports Writing Team

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We’re growing – if you love sports, we’d love for you to write for us! Share your unique sports “take” with the millions who visit this site every month!

How to Tell If Your Child Is Bullying Others (And What to Do About It)

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Most parents don’t want to believe that their child is capable of wrong — especially bullying others. But the truth is, this denial is only making the problem worse. Here are some helpful tips on how to begin the process of facing the reality of bullying.

Sext Education – How Can Dads Get in The Picture?

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John C. Havens calls on Men and Dads to think deeply about the complex topic of ‘sexting’ and how to model behavior for our children to help them navigate this world of digital intimacy.

How Many More Sayrevilles?

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A Nation of Sayrevilles indeed. Michael Kasdan digests the latest high school locker room hazing and abuse incident, this one in Doylestown, PA.

#GMPChat: LGBT Youth and Bullying

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How can we create safe spaces for LGBT youth in school and their communities? Join our #GMPChat on Twitter Wednesday, October 22nd 9:00pm Est.

With Football and Hazing, History Repeats Itself

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Brian Harmon follows up our Sayreville coverage and urges us to also look backward as we chart a path forward.

Abercrombie Making a Switch? I’m Not Buying It

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A&F supporting anti-bullying efforts and championing allies all sounds good until you review its track record … and the cognitive dissonance begins.

“Mom, You’re a Bully.”

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What are we teaching our kids when we don’t practice what we preach about bullying?

What’s Unusual About Sayreville’s Locker Room Sexual Assaults? Nothing.

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Michael Kasdan explores what this rape-by-hazing says about boys and masculinity . . . and ourselves.

The 7 Words that Changed a High School Bully

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“I thought you were better than that.” These words were life-changing for Joseph Bardin.

I Hate Bullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Month and Doyin Richards shares how he believes bullying can be stopped once and for all.