“Need to be held responsible 4 more things we have no control over”

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The Gunshots #NotAllMen Hear

“And just because a person doesn’t exercise self-control doesn’t mean you should be treated less than a human being.”

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This comment by Mfundisi Kitchen on the post Richard Sherman, Thugs, and Black Humanity

Dad Profiling: The Double Standard

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Mike Spohr was trying to console his crying niece. Unfortunately some people only see what they want to see.

How to Talk With Your Sons About Robin Thicke

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Eric Clapp refuses to place the scandal of the VMAs entirely on Miley Cyrus—wasn’t Robin Thicke’s performance just as scandalous?

Can Men Be Romanced on Valentine’s Day?

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Kenny Bodanis has a relationship with Valentine’s Day that can best be summed up as “It’s complicated.”

Rape Culture: What It Is and How It Works

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Rape culture is the trivialization of rape, and it permeates our society to an alarming extent.

Fear the Towel

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What goes down when the towel goes up at male strip clubs?

“In society, a woman’s masturbation is a sign of success, but a man’s is a sign of failure.”

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This is a comment by wellokaythen on the post “Humping the Uncanny Valley: The Sexiness Gap in Men’s Sex Toys”.

Why Men Can’t Have It All

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Why doesn’t anyone ever ask whether men can “have it all”?

“If men get together for this kind of movie, it’s sleazy. If women do, it’s ‘good, clean fun’.”

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This is a comment by bobbt on the post “Magic Mike: Something Much Worse than the Objectification of Men”.

“It’s a disgusting double standard that men are not yet given that same respect.”

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This comment was from Jen, on the post On Ownership, Sexual Violence, and Standard Operating Procedures

What’s in a Name: Vaginas, Clitorises, and Bravery

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Maria Pawlowska asks how we can seriously discuss sex, gender, or equality when we can’t even say “vagina” aloud.

Dear John: Why Can’t I Call Him ‘Gay?’

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Is there any harm posing naked for my boyfriend? Why didn’t he ask my permission before bringing people over? Should I have to put up with hypocrisy in my work place?

Hug It Out

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Why is it called a “man hug” when two men put their arms around each other?

Why Do We Forgive Adulterous Women?

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Most people cheat for the same reason: monogamy can be difficult and boring, and taboo sex with a new partner can be incredibly hot. Men acknowledge it. Why don’t women?

Why Don’t Guys Hit on Neko Case?

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Is it a physical block—tight security, maybe—or is there a power dynamic at play when larger-than-life women are desexualized?