6 Reasons Why Being Called “Cis” is Not Oppressive

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James St. James challenges the notion that the term “cisgender” adds to divisions between people, and suggests the term can help encourage healing.

Dear cis Friend: Why Labeling Another Person cis is Wrong


Mark Greene believes that unless the term cisgender is used with care, it can do as much damage as good.

Finally College Centers Meeting Needs of Underserved Students

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Imagine this: Today is your first day at college.

This is Real. Facebook Adds List of New Gender Options

Just some of the customizable gender choices from Facebook.

Users asked. Facebook listened. They’ve added a customizable list of terms and pronouns for people to identify their gender.

When You’re an Ally Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Please. Let's work together.

Sam Killerman wrestles with the question of what to do when the people who you ally with throw sticks, and the people who hate them throw stones. Except those sticks and stones are words.

How Can We Help Women? By Helping Men

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Michael Kimmel explains that if we want to help women achieve greater equality, we have to engage men.

Dominant Group Privilege: Contextual, Conditional, Intersectional


To fully understand privilege we must break through its hard outer shell.

“When you think about it, it does seem a little odd to associate testicles with courage.”


This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Are Husbands Really Assholes? Or Do Their Wives Just Think They Are?”

10 Movies That Will Absolutely, Positively Make a Make Man Cry (A List of Mostly Lists)


In his latest tongue-in-cheek post, Ryan Björklund offers suggestions for click-worthy Good Men Project articles that will never, ever be written.

Queer Dictionary Revisited

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HeatherN follows up on some hotly debated aspects of her Queer Dictionary, and shares what she’s learned from commenters.

“Trans man and trans woman are new-ish terms, but the trans community has spoken: a space is warranted.”


These are comments by jdlm11235 and Schala on the post “Spelling Queer with L, G, B, & T (and A, I, P…) Part 2”.

Men’s Studies: Teaching Masculinities in the Margins

Kaelin Alexander

Is masculinity really what we think it is? Kaelin Alexander tries to find an answer.

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