Is Ultra-Conservative Media Stealing Our Nation’s Grandparents?


Lynn Beisner thought her father-in-law was experiencing dementia… Then she realized that it was just a case of too much Right Wing extremism.

A Christmas Cluster


Christmas becomes less about the rituals when your life changes out from under you.

Calling Yourself a Patriot Doesn’t Make It So


Edwin Lyngar thinks that certain “patriots” protest a little too much.

The Problem of “Men’s Rights” and Child Support


So-called Men’s Rights groups think of child support as a charge women impose on men. Edwin Lyngar’s experience didn’t resemble their ideas at all.

A Call to Feminist Dudes


Edwin Lyngar puts out a call to arms to all feminist men, whether or not they look the part.

I Could Get Away With Murder


Edwin Lyngar considers his own white privilege in the wake of the Zimmerman verdict.

I Get Mocked for Being Fat, But It’s What Guys Do

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Edwin Lyngar wonders why is it OK for men to poke fun of each other’s physical flaws?

Does Sharing a Name Really Mean Anything?

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Edwin Lyngar says no two marriages are the same, so why do so many people try to practice the same traditions?