John Edale explains how to get what you want, by limiting your own options.
Donald D’Haene has endured the insensitivity of strangers since coming out as a survivor of sexual assault 30 years ago. He offers a response to Todd Akin’s declarations on rape, and advice for survivors of any gender.
Ariel Chesler was proud of the good works his fraternity did, but he believes any “test of manhood” is a bad one.
Elisabeth Corey asks, “Is there an innate biological inclination in boys to fill a masculine or protective role?”
“Little girls, on the other hand, have much different fantasies. Much less convoluted. Their parents are not their parents. Their lives are not their lives. They are princesses. Lost princesses from distant lands. And one day the king and queen, their real parents, will take them back to their land and then they’ll be happy […]
Being Santa is a calling, and when the red suit called, Bob Boyer answered.
Years after it was debunked, Republicans are still hawking Sarah Palin’s “death panel” myth.
James Altucher shares his method for how to win at love when you’ve got nothing
Miguel Ruiz Jr. reveals how facing our mortality can open us to living life fearlessly and fully.
Dillan DiGiovanni is a coach with some new advice about having the perfect body. It will definitely surprise you.
If it’s possible to fall in love with someone by communicating with them whenever we wish, can we find similar solace in a collection of zeros and ones that recreate the experience to the point that no one could tell the difference?
Andrew Smiler speculates about how, when, and why social class can trump racism and sexism.
Tom Scocca argues that snark is a necessary weapon in the war against “smarm”. Allan Mott politely disagrees.
Sebastián Molano used a surprising incident on a Washington D.C. street corner to examine how to examine, transform and embrace gender roles.
A close encounter with a man and a gun shattered Vaughan Granier’s sense of security in his town … and caused him to be more reflexive and empathetic with those who commit crime.
This comment was by Danny on the post “The Rape Joke Everyone Tolerates.” Rape in prison has become a “second sentence” so to speak. How often have we heard people openly say that they hope that a suspect (or even accused) in a crime is raped in prison? How many crime dramas use the […]
Fewer men identify as gay in states which are blatantly intolerant of homosexuality. Dr. Aqualus Gordan explores.
Markus Gerke takes a look at Breaking Bad, Walter White, and the destructive potential of masculinity in our society.
Jon Magidsohn has moved his house, business and family to follow his wife around the world. Four times. Here’s why that is part of the new norm.