Getting rid of Dapper Laughs and Julien Blanc is not enough if laddism continues to flourish.
Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.
Censorship measures in the 20th century sought to limit the depiction of same-sex relationships. Not everyone went along with the rules.
Censorship in schools is doing a lot more harm than good. Stephanie Sharlow on why this needs to change.
Let us revel in the diversity of literature rather than wallow in our own prejudices. The “freedom to read” is something should all celebrate.
Dad blogger Joel Gratcyk disagrees with Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” campaign, arguing that censoring a word does nothing to address the inherent problems the word is masking.
JJ Vincent wonders about the relevance of the MPAA’s movie rating system. Do you think it matters anymore?
Let’s reframe the idea of political correctness to be less about censorship and more about choosing to not use needlessly hurtful language.
Professor Warren Blumenfeld reflects on the Rolling Stone’s decision to feature the Boston Marathon Bomber.
It is increasingly apparent that Facebook is not even bothering to explain itself, meting out severe punishments to users who honestly have no clue what is or is not acceptable anymore in Facebookland.
The Seventies were a decade of smashing taboos in filmmaking: in dialogue, depictions of history, and the image of the leading man.
Whether we’re talking about school bullies, Daniel Tosh, or the radio personalities who humiliated a nurse into suicide, the worst thing we can do is lose our own sense of empathy.
Jackie Summers asks us to ignore, for a moment, the fact that threatening the life of a president is treason.
You know those kids…the ones who swear in class or push other kids on the playground. Amy Murray is a teacher who wants to tell you—she knows them too.
Andrew Lawes explains how depression affected him, his advice on how to love someone with the illness and how the focus of mental health support needs to change.
The former Democratic Senator from Virginia has officially announced he’s running for president, Democrats should applaud.
Lance Burson thinks it’s time Americans paid attention.
“They know what they want out of lives, what they are looking for, and they have their own rules for making all that happen for themselves. They don’t rely on outside approval. They don’t need others to prove their worth.”
I gave up hope years ago. And that’s not necessarily a bad thing.
If you’ve made the switch to a plant-based diet, you may be wondering how to navigate a holiday table. It turns out it’s a lot easier than you might think. Andrew Raines has the scoop.
A dad coins a new phrase: “Kardashianization.” Here is why he feels the concept is destructive to those he loves the most: his daughters.
Billy Flood reminds us that when it comes to rape, nobody is ever “asking for it” and this type of shaming needs to end right here, right now.
Christopher M. Anderson feels his identity as a man runs deeper than society’s definition of manhood.
The tall tale of Tomayo McDuffy, a teen accused of attempted murder, has a happy ending.
Justin Hamm offers his own simple philosophy of thanksgiving and celebration in a poem that will ring true for many.
Michael Stilley takes a look at Commissioner Silver’s proposal to legalize sports gambling.
Captain Chelsey Sullenberger is Breaking Barriers: From the United States Air Force to the Miracle on the Hudson to Making our Future Safer.
As technology moves at a pace we’ve never experienced before, it’s becoming much easier to understand the impulse to scorn progress.
Through the creative use of social media, Hadfield has made space exciting for a new generations of enthusiasts.
You might expect that Bruce Lee would tell us to take on adversity with sheer force, but this wisdom he learned from his mentor taught him a better way to be strong.
Men are falling behind very quickly, but it’s easy to miss the trend if we focus on long-term data and not recent students and graduates.